It's been a day of talking about loss. Not intentionally. I haven't been doing any charity training or meetings - it's been random conversations with others where they have talked about their grief as part of a 'normal' conversation. That doesn't happen very often but what struck me was the apologetic nature of their opening … Continue reading Grief isn’t a competition
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 Right now I'm thinking - here at home as I am, sorting the out of date food in the depth of the freezer or would I rather be stood on a cold, rainy football touchline watching a game.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