I am free in a different world

Catherine Lind's new book "I am free in a different world", is the autobiographical story of what it’s like to grow up in a family with a mentally ill mother. To understand as a child what it means when your mother is different, is a far too big an issue to be able to absorb and put into words.

Christmas candle holder

This is an easy craft where we use two ribbons to decorate a candle holder and make it look a little more like Christmas.
To do this craft you need a candle holder, or glass jar. If you use a jar or a glass not made for candles, make shore to test that the glass.
Catherine Lind

A new site, a new time

Things have changed here. I have new site, but not only that. When I migrated to this new site, I decided to merge all my websites into one. From the beginning I chose to separate my books, from videos and other interests. I thought it might be a little jarring to my readers if everything was in a big mismatch of different interests.

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Imagine the day when your life is turned upside-down, you can also call it a life altering event. Something completely unexpected, that alters the life you are used to, which can only be restored by intense determination and a strong will to survive.
This is my story and you can read the first chapters here.
Yesterday was the first Advent and here in Sweden that's the start of Christmas season. When you have one foot in two different cultures you cherry pick; so the Christmas boxes came out after Thanksgiving.
The first snow has arrived and it’s way to early. They say it’s going to be a harsh winter here this year and when I look outside my window; I can imagine it. We have over two inches of snow and it’s still snowing. Our cat doesn’t like this, not for a bit.

Read the first three chapters in my books

Vinden ven med ett öronbedövande ljud runt huset, ett komplext och skrämmande ljud. I bakgrunden fanns ett otäckt susande som aldrig riktigt slutade. I förgrunden knakade och tjöt det i takt med att hela huset skallrade, vilket skapade ett olycksbådande dovt ljud. Vinden fick huset att kränga och vrida sig, som om det försökte skydda sig genom att röra sig i ryckiga kvidande rörelser.

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I first met him on a bright summers day, when I almost stumbled over him. He was just a few feet away from our front porch, a tiny little rugged Pica Pica; or Eurasian magpie as he’s more commonly called.

He looked at me with his big, black eyes and he wasn’t scared. When I took a few steps away from the porch, he turned around and walked towards a pile of wood, that my husband had… more

She sat there staring through the airplane window. It was blue sky as far as Helena could see – no other planes, no nothing. If she leaned towards the window, she could see the clouds down below. It was the perfect weather for traveling.

"What are we doing here?" she quietly asked herself. "Is this crazy?"

Helena gazed at her seven-month-old baby boy, soundly asleep in her arms… more