Paula: All the elements of Visions and Dreams
(some stories are repeated in one or more theme sections)

Introductory text Visions and Dreams: link to title page
injustice spirituality genetics motherhood

injustice

The May Queen

Lindisfarne: a different kind of pilgrimage

The truth: about the May Queen

Barely a life

The treat: a surprise in a restaurant

Paula's bookmarks

Jeans for Genes

To return and to depart an ending

spirituality

Lourdes: a school pilgrimage

The May Queen

Meeting Leo: a romance

Lindisfarne

The truth

The treat

Letter from Joanna: when poetry takes over from prayer

Paula's bookmarks

Father Garnet's peace: a modern Catholic decides to tackle a haunted room

The gift: Paula's meditation

The cure: a Breton priest has a vision

To return and to depart

genetics

Webs: a family puzzle

Childhood: a tale of sisters

Slime moulds in space: the life cycle of Dictyostelium Discoideum

Paula's bookmarks Do the web pages Paula visits most often reveal her personal thoughts and preoccupations?

Jessica's birth certificate

Jeans for Genes

The cure

To return and to depart

motherhood

Barely a life: family history

Webs: a family puzzle

Childhood

Expressions of love: The sex scene!

The arrivals: two very different births

The Perfect Home Show: for the perfect family?

Christmas

The treat

Letter from Joanna

Paula's bookmarks

The gift

Jessica's birth certificate

Admissions: confession

Catherine: the future?

To return and to depart

Helen Whitehead
Part of this work was submitted as a
Dissertation for the
MA in Writing at
Nottingham Trent University, 1998

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Last amended on 22nd April 1999 / copyright H. M. Whitehead