The Author

Joanna Hayes lives by herself (and her cat) in Sydney. She teaches English to migrants and visitors, and loves being a part of her local church. She completed an MDiv at Sydney Missionary and Bible College, as well as many years of study in culture and communication of various kinds. When she’s not prepping lessons or procrastinating, she’s percolating writing and resource projects or chilling out with some tea and craft.

Single – Not Alone

It was an elderly Afro-Carribbean woman who said it. “So my dear, you’re here with your husband?” She gestured to my friend, who was