It’s been a funny old few weeks

It’s been a funny old few weeks

At the start of this week there was the sad news that Steve who had shared his story of  his pancreatic cancer diagnosis in one of our Purple Rainbow podcasts had died. I didn’t know Steve personally but listening again to the podcast hearing his infectious enthusiasm...
Safe

Safe

Safe –  if you look up the word in the dictionary it means protected from or not exposed to danger or risk; not likely to be harmed or lost. The synonyms for safe are         shielded sheltered guarded defended secure safe and sound out of harm’s way all...
Memorialisation

Memorialisation

Today’s Dying Matters theme is memorialisation If you look it up in the dictionary it says memorialisation is “a ceremony to honor the memory of someone or something”. For me the word conjures up images of gravestones, flower holders, cremation urns, and stones etched...
Memories and Holidays

Memories and Holidays

Holidays are extended periods of leisure and recreation, especially spent away from home or travelling. In my 54 years I have had many holidays, I can recall holidays as a young child at Great Yarmouth with family and my trip earlier this year bought back so many...
Thank You Cards

Thank You Cards

Its bright early spring afternoon, the sun is shining, and a lady called Audrey who 87 years old has just finished planting primulas in her garden, earlier in the day she drove to the supermarket to do her weekly shop and went down to the local pharmacy to drop off...
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