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Getting ready to sail again

Juliet died six years ago today. This is an extract from a book called “Life Lessons: Things I Wished I’d Learned Earlier” by Lesley Garner: Don’t expect to go from shock and misery to happiness overnight. depending on how deep … Continue reading

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Klimt, The Cure and Rubik’s Cube

I had a short Facebook exchange with my dad today. He posted a rather dull photo of some trees and I remarked that it was very “Klimt-esque”. Klimt was a painter chappie who painted forest scenes among several other subjects. Juliet … Continue reading

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Unicorns don’t exist

Today’s title is taken from a piece by the comedian Isy Suttie that appeared in today’s Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/aug/07/prince-harry-is-right-hard-to-talk-about-grief I sent it to my girls: I’m concerned they don’t talk about their mum much/at all/to me. In my work as a counsellor … Continue reading

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53 and still counting

Juliet would have been 53 today, January 2nd. Just a few random pictures. There’s plenty more. Happy birthday love. S x

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2015 in review

My 100th post; a summary of the blog in 2015: The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,300 … Continue reading

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She would have been 52 today

I’m conscious that this blog could deteriorate into one of those “round-robin” letters that you used to get at Christmas (and I was guilty of sending them many years ago, pre-email). It’s not meant to be about our family per … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,500 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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