Never Give Up

Never Give Up

Aged eight, sitting at the dining room table, in despair, I stared at the numbers on the page, it was long division, the numbers seemed incomprehensible. But a strong cup of tea and a biscuit served with a “keep trying, don’t give up, you will get it” in the...
Travels in October

Travels in October

Today is Seth’s birthday and it brings back so many memories of birthdays past, these are such happy memories. Our summer holidays were always in late September and were planned so that we were away for Seths birthday. I remember trips to roman ruins in Germany and...
The Big Step Forward 

The Big Step Forward 

For years Seth and I talked of getting a dog but always came to the same decision that its wasn’t fair to have a dog and work full time.   When Seth died seven years ago, I longed to get a dog but doing lots of travel for work, I meant that it wasn’t...
NOW

NOW

  Dying Matters  Week – a chance for organisations, individuals and partners to come together to open up the conversation around dying, death and bereavement. As we come to the end of another Dying Matters week, I feel frustrated, after seven years of...
Vivid

Vivid

How vivid are your memories? Do some seem to fade over time and some seem to gain clarity as time moves forward?  Can you remember what you were doing 7 years ago? I can remember because it was the day that changed my life forever.   The memory hasn’t faded or...
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