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David Renkochel is not a writer. Recognising this fact early in his life he embarked on a career in scientific research. He has published no books or poems, written no plays and is not sure about this writing blogs lark. He did once intend to write an opera about Moby Dick. Even that short ambition was crushed when he realized someone had beaten him to it. He's reasonably confident he wouldn't have done it any better.

Coping with Guilt

“I tied the rope around Caitlin and when I pulled it the knot came undone and I fell backwards”

This was the explanation my 6 year old son, Alexander sobbed as we held him cradling his arm at the bottom of our 6 foot tall slide. At this stage I realized that the level of supervision we provided our children when they were playing in the garden may have slipped beyond what was sensible… Continue reading