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Fiona Place

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Fiona Place has always been interested in women, language and identity. Her short stories, poetry and essays appear in various literary journals and anthologies. She has worked as a financial commentator for various fund managers and major newspapers. Her focus on making investment and economic concepts accessible to the general reader. Today she combines motherhood with her work as a writer and an advocate for children with intellectual disabilities. Her essays on motherhood and genetics appear in peer-reviewed journals and other publications.

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Water under Water by Peter Rix is a breathtakingly eloquent story about who we are and how we love. Simply written, it allows the reader to enter the world of ‘disability’ and the lived experience of Down syndrome.
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This book is about cystic fibrosis - but not in the way you might imagine - yes it does vivify the experience but more important is how the author brings the illness into the every day. Into our lives. It is deeply refreshing and upbeat. S
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This is a book written by a mother for mothers. It is the story of a loving, well-educated and unusually sensible mother.
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