Tag Archives: Mama

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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An Easter Walk

On Easter Sunday, I went to Church and I took my iPad so thought you might like to see some of the photos which I took.  

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7 Songs to have a good cry with

Songs to have a good cry with. Continue reading

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EVP and things that go bump in the night

I spent several days wondering whether to write this or not and when you read it, you’ll probably know why. It’s been over two years now since my mother died and I miss her just as much as I did … Continue reading

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A field of dreams and memories

Yesterday on my way to collect a customer for a half day tour to Woburn Abbey, I found myself with 15 minutes to spare so I took the opportunity to visit my old childhood park, somewhere I had only visited … Continue reading

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The Fault In Our Stars

Today I went out to see a film on the spur of the moment.  I didn’t even know that I was going to go out and I certainly didn’t know that I was going to see this particular film.  I … 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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