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Email from 23rd May 2007 – Sending the News of Lucy’s Passing

Here is a copy of an email I sent out to family and friends a few days after Lucy's funeral. Back before Facebook was the go-to medium of choice for contacting friends and family, I would occasionally e-mail out updates of how we were getting on post-university. I don't think anyone really wanted to receive… Continue reading Email from 23rd May 2007 – Sending the News of Lucy’s Passing

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The First of my Angel’s Anniversaries Start Today

So it begins. The tenth anniversaries of when I lost my babies have now begun with today. 10 years ago today, I went into labour at work, sat at my desk. I remember panicking and sobbing with the pain and the thought that the precious lives I was carrying were in danger. I remember it… Continue reading The First of my Angel’s Anniversaries Start Today

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Another Sad Christmas (with some nice bits though)

When I was really little, when I believed in Father Christmas, it was magical. There were traditions and rituals that we would go through each year on Christmas eve – my mother would take us up to bed, singing Jingle Bells and a big white paper sack that was nearly as tall as me would… Continue reading Another Sad Christmas (with some nice bits though)

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100 Objects Project #15: The Remembrance Ring

This ring I had made when it approached the birthday of Lucy and Bryonie, a few years ago. I try and do something constructive to remember them by and one year, this was it. It’s sterling silver and their names stamped in either side of their birthstone (or a close approximation of it, it’s cubic… Continue reading 100 Objects Project #15: The Remembrance Ring

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Just Another Day Without You…

Someone recently told me that, when you become recently bereaved, you are reminded of all of the other bereavements you have already had. Those long ago forgotten bits of hell you have (or have not) come to terms with from before, all come flooding back. There is also this horrible fear that you get. The… Continue reading Just Another Day Without You…