The Queen’s Passing Left Us Thinking. But About The Same Thing?

Man shifts chess piece.
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The Queen just died and my husband, Ben, was surprised by my reaction.

“A policeman came into the Prime Minister’s bedroom with a torch? That would have been a terrifying way to wake up,” I mumbled into my pillow after he came back to bed to…



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Kelly Eden

Kelly Eden


New Zealand-based essayist | Personal Essay Workshops | @ Insider, Mamamia, Thought Catalog, ScaryMommy and more