I will continue to get older

We were supposed to grow old and grey together That was the plan That was the dream. You’d be greyer than me, We’d have retired early and gone on a big cruise You’d get grumpier, of course you would You’d find more to moan about You’d reach the age you thought was acceptable to wear […]

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22.06.17

There’s been many dates, many moments that are burnt into my memory from the last two years or so. The majority wonderful, happy, fun. Memories that keep me going when it feels like the darkness begins to win Moments that the kids talk about, moments that will last a lifetime. Then there’s the one’s I’d […]

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A ceremony fit for a party with frills

I wanted to share these words at the time The words I had written, the readings we had chosen, the music we picked, the friends and family who represented everyone there, the ceremony for the Party with Frills, our vow renewal I didn’t get round to it, the moment passed, other things became more significant […]

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Driving Home was the Hardest Part

Driving home was the hardest part. That was the time I’d usually give you a quick call Trying to get through the traffic of a city centre To say hello. Because those few minutes not getting anywhere are pretty boring. I’d ask about your day What you’d been up to How you were feeling If […]

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Missing the Laughter

I miss it. The laughter The silliness That my life was once full of. The jokes, usually at my expense The quick one liners The looks and eye-rolls at something I’d said Something someone else had said, or something we’d seen or heard The stories of daft things he’d done The mutual teasing of each […]

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