Kay’s Day Today

So, a bittersweet day in O’Connor Towers today, being a whole year since Kay ( my bestie, sister and co-conspirator ) died. A whole year. Some part of me still doesn’t believe it, still can’t quite reconcile the fact that someone with such joie de vivre is no longer here.

She rode a big motorbike and no-one ever realised how tiny she was, because she had this gigantic, massive personality. And a heart of gold. We had plans for when we were old and even odder hags, wheeling each other out dribbling, to whatever the nursing-home equivalent of Wetherspoons will be in the future. I miss her too much for words.

But on the other hand, today was a splendid english summer day, with faint fluffy clouds and the birds singing loudly. I even managed some proof-reading whilst lying supine in the sun. That third novel is getting closer to release by the day now. Readers be warned!


Author: stevieoconnorblog

I’ve got gypsy blood. At school, they used to read my ghost stories out to the class and my writing just carried on from there. I live in England, but I dream of moving to Iceland, I think I could do some good writing there. When I was little, I knew that there was something magical about words. I was in awe of the library and the books appeared as infinite as stars, each with a different story or world. I suppose that in some way, these stories of mine are versions of worlds. Except the characters have become quite real to me now; they have their own idiosyncrasies and dispositions and quite frankly, walk around a novel like they own the place. It's like they're letting ME in.

One thought on “Kay’s Day Today”

  1. Sorry to hear about your sister – losing close ones sucks! I’m sure that she’d be very happy to hear of how your writing is going though – especially your competition winning and already having a third book awaiting, so keep your chin up! – J 🙂

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