Month: November 2018

Good Grief! Love Hurts

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Main image courtesy of Sarah Treanor (streanor.com) 17th November 2018 When I was in my mid-20s, a lovely TV series starring Adam Faith and Zoe Wanamaker came out. It was called “Love Hurts”.  The internet tells me it ran from 1992-1994. I don’t really remember anymore what it was all about. A forbidden, messy relationship, […]

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Grief is not contagious… and yet….

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7th November 2018 Grief is not contagious… and yet… It reverberates inside me And outside me Almost invisible But not quite   Truly felt Like contours On a detailed orienteering map   Or soundwaves Invisible Yet felt All over   Grief affects Every thought I think Every feeling I feel Every emotion I experience Every […]

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Eclipsed (again) by the Shock and the Horror

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5th November 2018 When… When will I really “get” that Mike is dead? When will the knowing finally sink in? When will the remembering not punch me full force in the gut? As if I didn’t already know. When will the pavement not open up with a chasmic (?) hole as I wander innocently about […]

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Airports are Emotional Places

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Main photo credit Sarah Treanor (streanor.com) 1st November 2018 – All Saints’ Day. (Where have all the saints gone? Can someone send a few my way please?) I feel like I am rapidly becoming some version of Tom Hanks in “The Terminal”, stuck in the “airport system”, being shunted around from Boarding Gate to Transfer/Service […]

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