|Liverpool skyline and River Mersey, from Seacombe, Wirral.|
There are so many water analogies in English, you could say there is one for every occasion. So, although I'm back on dry land, I feel all at sea, struggling to keep my head above water.
The children and I enjoyed some beautiful days with my mother and I know I'll be holding onto those memories with a vice-like grip in the coming months. There are storms ahead and not one of us can predict what damage will be left in their wake.