Twin dynamic #GettingToKnowGaia

Gaia and Maya were born in July 1998. Gaia arrived first, and Maya followed, which appears to have been their dynamic throughout childhood. Discussing them with their Mum (Kim) and Aunt (Talia) they described the following: ‘Gaia was always a big character, out of the twins too, she was the one up front and Maya […]

Expressive #GettingToKnowGaia

This is the first in a series of posts where I introduce what I’ve learned about Gaia to the world, based on conversations I’ve had with her mum, aunt, older sister and twin sister. You can read more about how this came about here. Everyone I spoke with made some mention of how expressive Gaia […]

Getting to know Gaia #JusticeforGaia

Three years ago tomorrow, on 7 November 2017, Gaia Pope-Sutherland went missing from Swanage. Investigations into what happened at that time continue, and Gaia’s inquest has been delayed, partly due to coronavirus, and is due to take place in May 2021. In September I live-tweeted the second pre-inquest review hearing from Bournemouth Coroner’s Court. You […]

Gaia Pope’s 2nd Pre Inquest Review Hearing #JusticeforGaia

Early Tuesday morning I set off from Torquay to travel to Bournemouth Coroner’s Court. It’s a beautiful drive, albeit a tedious one at times, the A35 isn’t really built for heavy traffic. If you’re in a hurry forget it, the splashes of dual carriageway that dot it are always a few miles away when you […]