Myriam Frey is a Swiss translator, occasional illustrator and former architect. She is in her final year of an MA course in Applied Linguistics at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences. Myriam lives in Switzerland with her husband and two children. Her stories have appeared in publications such as Ambit Magazine, Shadows & Tall Trees and Paraxis.
A once reasonably successful ice hockey player and a highly respected tradesman for most of his life, Vania realised one morning that neither had earned him nearly as much praise as the way he coped with his imminent death.