Category Archives: Running

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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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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She would have been 51 today

This is just going to be a quick status update really, what’s been happening to our family in the five months since the last post. And of course because today would have been Juliet’s 51st birthday. So, in brief: The … Continue reading

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Time passes. Listen. Time passes.

“Time passes. Listen. Time passes.” – Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas Juliet died two years ago today. Today I and the Long-Haired Pixies had lunch in Jamie Oliver’s restaurant in Oxford, very pleasant. This time last year, the LHPs … Continue reading

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She would have been 50 today

Happy Birthday Juliet. It was only a few days ago that I was shocked to realize that when I first met Juliet she was 19 – which is younger than my eldest daughter is now. So I think this is … 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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Adverts, and the last letter

Ugh. Checked the blog tonight to view a comment and noticed intrusive and inappropriate adverts at the foot of the posts – the ones I saw were for EcoHomes or something like that. A quick search of the WordPress help … Continue reading

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