Month: <span>November 2021</span>

Grief of Tsunamic Proportions

May 24, 2022 3 Comments

Image by David Cleverley on Unsplash 27 November 2021 I don’t know how to begin this piece.  I don’t know what will be in the middle. And I don’t know how it will end. In truth, I usually don’t know the middle or end of a piece before I start writing. This will horrify any […]

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You’re Allowed Fifteen Minutes

May 24, 2022 3 Comments

Image by Avesun 21 November 2021 About six weeks ago, on a Monday morning, I woke up crying and sobbing. I was having a beautiful and stunningly hard dream. It happens. Quite a lot. Whenever I dream of Julia. I dream of Julia much more often than I dream of Mike. Always have done. I […]

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Mourning and Evening Glories

May 24, 2022 1 Comment

Main image by Erda Estremera on Unsplash. Other photos our own (plus PhotoShop). 15 November 2021 A couple of weeks ago, on 3rd November, I felt moved to celebrate a different kind of anniversary. The three-year anniversary of my widbud group, the “Mourning Glories”, comprised of Charlotte, Gordon, Michelle, Pamela and me. We met in […]

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A Run of Good Luck?

May 24, 2022 3 Comments

Main image by Amy Reed on Unsplash 6 November 2021 I have been wanting to write something about numbers, number patterns, and time, for a while. And specifically that I couldn’t help but notice, some three or four weeks ago, that I hadn’t had another “significant loss” for a while. I feel blessed. No new, […]

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