Hilary Fannin: I don’t really believe in the notion of a truer, deeper self

At the beach, the dog would sniff out swimmers’ carefully tucked-away underwear and eat it

 Making friends: dogs on the beach at the end of a warm and sunny day. Photograph: Eric Luke

Making friends: dogs on the beach at the end of a warm and sunny day. Photograph: Eric Luke

I’m still trying to figure out if I agree with the notion that the death of both parents can be a catalyst to becoming one’s truest, deepest self. 

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