I took my daughter back to Uni today. I've never been very good at the separation stuff, even more so after losing Elliot. I find it hard, I worry, I miss her but I am also incredibly proud of her. Emily was the one who went to wake Elliot up from his sleep, she found … Continue reading Pancakes and Pride
I'm not thinking of a warm Barbados beach, New York or a mountain retreat. Right now I'm thinking - here at home as I am, sorting the out of date food in the depth of the freezer or would I rather be stood on a cold, rainy football touchline watching a game. It hurts. I … Continue reading Where would I rather be?
I don't know why but the sky fascinates me. As a child I could get lost for ages just making up imaginary animals with the shapes of the clouds. I've always loved just staring at the stars, watching for shooting stars. Some of my best memories - times that have just taken you straight into … Continue reading Finding the gaps in the Clouds
I said I'd give myself a month of writing. I'm not always good at sticking with things. Guess I get impatient and want instant results. Although I'm not sure what I was expecting to be a 'result' from writing this blog. I guess I was trying to meet a need to let words out and … Continue reading Doubts, fears and a hint of hope
I've always tried to be a 'glass half full', 'live your life as you don't know what's round the corner' sort of person. To the outside world anyway. What happens inside your own thoughts and emotions is a different thing sometimes. I've let very few people into the inner workings of me. It's never felt … Continue reading Hard to keep ‘positive’ going sometimes
There are many many ways we can start our day. Mine started in earnest when I left the house, juggling car keys, laptop, flask of coffee and bag. The first thing I always try and do is look up - watch the sky for a short moment before getting in the car ready for the … Continue reading Pink sky and spilt coffee
Hi, I'm new to this. Not really sure where the start is. I do know that writing helps me and as I start out on a new stage of my journey in life - with loads of doubts, fears and uncertainty - I am desperate to keep hold of some tiny new found hope. So … Continue reading Where to start?
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