Near Death Experience 1

© Julie Boyd   Floating around the ceiling I looked down. It was 9.22am. The clock was large, round, old fashioned, easy to read.   My body lay on the floor.   The white tiles were cold, but had felt strangely comforting as I slid into their embrace.   Two students had come and gone. […]

This Priceless Life

(C) Julie Boyd         First published in The Australian newspaper It is easy to recognise the locals during my daily walk on the beach. They’re the ones with the relaxed smiles on their faces who have the time to look you in the eye and say “G’day”. Although, these days, there is a little strain creeping […]

My Dog and I Have Matching Tumours.

© Julie Boyd My dog and I have matching tumours. We first met ten years ago, just after one of my closest friends had died. She had been dealing with an unusual abdominal tumour which was growing daily, looked like a pregnancy, and was inoperable. At the time, I had several tumours in various female […]