Tag Archives: Grief

Some birds aren’t meant to be caged

Shawshank Redemption has long been about my favourite film. I’m one of those rare people who saw it when it came out at the cinema back in the 1990’s, well before it became popular on the then cutting edge DVDs. … Continue reading

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There’s something about Nina the Lovebird

On Sunday morning I lost my little feathery friend, Nina the Lovebird.  She had enjoyed a n exceedingly long and good life for a Lovebird reaching around 20 years of age, Originally Nina belonged to my mother though being an animal-lover … Continue reading

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Walking Hadrian’s Wall For Cancer Research

A different sort of post just for a change.  This week is the birthday of my Mother whose death occurred almost 5 years ago.  She suffered from cancer on several occasions and so  my wife, uncle and I have decided … Continue reading

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Missing Mam, 4 years on.

It’s now well over 4 years since I unexpectedly lost my mother and though I would very much like to say things have settled into a new normal, they really haven’t.  Or if they have then the new normal really … Continue reading

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Things I wish I’d known about grief

I wasn’t sure if I was going to post anything today or not but I thought why not, it will likely be the last post on my Mam and I thought this one might be more positive and help others. … Continue reading

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