Secret

Secret

Secret: A Tale of Draco The Dragon By Neil Beynon For Ziggy on his 9th birthday. There you are. I’ve been looking for you everywhere. What are you doing out here? Ah, yes, of course: the stars. There’s Orion with his sword. Have I told you about Orion? Ah, yes, I did....
Nine

Nine

Bridgend, South Wales. 23rd April 2022 Dear Ziggy, Today you are nine. Should be nine. Would have been nine. Tenses are hard. Another year has passed by like a gust of wind and the world seemingly spins further into chaos as the pandemic sputters on, while war creeps...
Secret

Lost

Lost: A Tale of Draco The Dragon By Neil Beynon For Ziggy on his 8th birthday. “Hello, it’s been a while.” “Gone? Oh, no son, I’m never gone. Sometimes, when the journey is long and hard, we don’t need to talk, it’s enough for us to know we are with you.” “A story? I...
Eight

Eight

Bridgend, South Wales 23rd, April 2021 Dear Ziggy, Another trip around the sun, another year further away from you. You should be 8 today. I don’t have a picture of you in my mind anymore, I’ve tried, it simply won’t come and anything I picture feels badly drawn, a...