Month: <span>April 2024</span>

More Than Human Losses

July 16, 2024 3 Comments

Photos my own – main photo with Ben, Megan and Julia, the day Black arrived – 22 April 2011 23 April 2024 A long, long time ago, back in the last millennium when many more species (if not exactly dinosaurs) still roamed the earth, I read “My Family and Other Animals” by Gerald Durrell. Even […]

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Loved Top To Bottom and Head to Toe

July 16, 2024 1 Comment

Image generated by AI – a woman rooted in love, loved from above and below 😉 17 April 2024 Today my elder daughter, Megan, turned 23. She was born at 1h25 a.m. A potentially inconvenient time, other than I’d been in hospital already for quite a few weeks (four? I honestly forget) on a permanent […]

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Thirteenth of April

July 16, 2024 No Comments

Photos my own/from my own collection. Main photo featuring stunning flowers received this week from precious Joan, Mike and Julia’s funeral cards, and a birthday card for Julia from her tree letter box. 13th April 2024 Twenty-eight years ago today, 13th April 1996, in Grasmere, Cumbria, it was trying hard to snow. Snowing in mid-April? […]

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The Youth of Today

July 16, 2024 3 Comments

Photos my own Written on 6th April; posted on 8th April 2024 A week ago, on 30th March, Julia would have been 20. Would-have-could-have-should-have-might-have been 20. Sometimes I cannot imagine her at 20, because she only made it to 15, and 15 and 20 are so very different in so many ways. And then at […]

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