Category Archives: Juliet’s Tree

Skies have fallen

“We’ve got to live, no matter how many skies have fallen” – DH Lawrence Three years since Juliet died. In some ways it has gone very quickly, in others it seems a lifetime. And life pre-illness, Easter 2009, is over … Continue reading

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Six months on

And so six months have passed. I started this blog about a month before Juliet died and I’m more and more inclined to bring it to a close, now it has fulfilled its purpose. I probably won’t ever close it … Continue reading

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Even a ginepig can have a plaque

I actually have lots and lots to write about, since it’s been so long since I’ve written, other than a couple of very recent posts. Like how Christmas was for us all, contacting some of her college friends, and how … Continue reading

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A week since the funeral

A week since the funeral; a lovely sunny day but rather mundane: working at home, guinea pigs in the pen, taking Alice to a sleepover. So just some photos of Juliet for today’s post. Oh – the photo of Juliet’s … Continue reading

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A walk in the sand field

Last night was another late one, 1:30am, blog-writing! Bacon sandwiches for breakfast, then lots of photos scanning with Jeremy. Watched some of his videos-burned-onto-DVDs going back as far as 1995 with our university pals and a bonfire party at our … Continue reading

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You Should Always Keep In Touch With Your Friends

Up early for the gardener’s arrival but the 07:40 knock at the door was a courier bearing a very large box – the GP cage! Dave the gardener arrived soon after and got to work. I’d looked at the garden … Continue reading

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Humanist celebrant

Up before 6am. Started working through my three books of funeral poems & readings plus another one from the library. I had done this periodically over recent months, usually on a Saturday morning and sometimes with Juliet and always found … Continue reading

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