The forests of the night: Shirley Stott-Despoja on ageing, pain, childhood trauma & dignity

A journalist for 60 or so years, Shirley Stott-Despoja sadly waved goodbye to my Third Age Column in The Adelaide Review in August 2018, after a happy alliance with the monthly since 2008. No one suggested I should give up, my editors were kind and I understanding. They knew I’d been through a period of … Continue reading The forests of the night: Shirley Stott-Despoja on ageing, pain, childhood trauma & dignity