Month: <span>September 2019</span>

In The Past 24 Hours….

December 3, 2020 No Comments

7 September 2019 A day in the life of a serial griever… In the past 24 hours… …I collected my youngest daughter’s “personal effects” from the clinic she’d been attending …I was told that her death by suicide most probably wasn’t pre-meditated, but an “on the spur of the moment” action …I learned that my […]

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Projection

December 3, 2020 1 Comment

8 September 2019 I am often stunned by how much projection there is around, even though, as a mere mortal, I engage in it all the time myself. Of course there is projection! The world is complex and messy. It’s all we can do to put meaning on it by interpreting it through our eyes, […]

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La Rentrée

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2 September 2019 First posted on Soaring Spirits, Widow’s Voice Blog.https://www.soaringspirits.org/la_rentr_e In France, where I live, early September, with its “back to school and back to work” is known as “la rentrée”. This week is “la rentrée”. Schools go back. Three-year olds begin pre-school, known here as “Maternelle”.  Six-year olds begin primary/”Primaire”. Eleven-year olds begin […]

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Clutching onto Solo-Parenting

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29 August 2019 First posted on Soaring Spirits, Widow’s Voicehttps://www.soaringspirits.org/clutching_on_to_solo_parenting These last few days have been a mad rush. I accompanied my “now youngest” daughter Megan, who is 18, to start university in the middle of the UK. We live in France, so it’s a bit of a schlep, and since we take a flight, […]

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So What if the Plane Goes Down?

December 3, 2020 1 Comment

Posted on 2 September 2019. Recorded in the middle of the night of 23-24 August 2019. 1h01 in the morning, on the 24th of August. Just woken from having the most frightening dream, where I was in some kind of a ship or else massive plane. I woke up really cold in the dream. I […]

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