The roller-coaster of grief

Posted by , 21 Jul 2017

The date is marked in my calendar, and etched in my brain like a fingernail running down a chalk-board.


Earlier entries

20/07/2017 Molly the wonderdog

I never really wanted a dog. I was a dedicated cat person.

 
07/06/2017 When self-doubt creeps in

All it takes is one incident…

 
24/08/2015 Eulogy for Nan

She was our rock, our matriarch and an outstanding role model.

 
23/12/2014 The recipe for a good Christmas

Preparing food for family and friends is not a chore, it is an act of love; and the ability to do it well is a gift.

 
13/12/2014 It's a mother-daughter thing

What if she missed a connection? What if she got lost? What if she forgot her passport? What if she was injured/mugged/kidnapped? What if…?

  
27/06/2014 Our first summer visitors

Is it possible to not know your parents until you have known them for 47 years?

 
08/05/2014 Reflections on parenting

There is no parenting manual that pops out with your wonderful new bundle of joy when he or she arrives.

 
22/03/2014 Why do women wear make-up?

Is it as simple as throwing on a bit of colour to match the clothes we are wearing, or is there a bit more to it than that?

 
04/02/2014 The wonders of modern technology...

…you name it, we have it – and we can’t imagine having to live without it.

 
02/02/2014 A grandmother's love

She still hugs me very tightly every time I see her, and tells me very often that me she loves me.

  

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