It caught up

It caught up Time. Quicker than we were ever expecting. I thought we had more of it Still hoped that your sheer stubbornness would defy all the odds That you could still be the exception. Never wanting to believe that I would ever be here without you. Never wanting to think about a life without […]

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He’s going to build a space rocket

He’s going to build a space rocket I snuggled him, asked him if he would stay with me forever ‘No mummy’ he replied ‘I’m going into space when I’m bigger’ ‘I’m going to build a space rocket, go into space, to the stars, see my daddy’ ‘See my daddy in heaven’ It took us back […]

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Another Coffee

I didn’t drink coffee before all this started I was strictly a tea girl. You can’t beat a good strong cup of tea Well brewed and piping hot. Hospital tea is neither of those. The hospitals I’ve become a regular at all have a costa or Starbucks consession now What the people demand and all […]

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Take Everyday as it Comes

I’m going to let you into a little secret about how I’ve got through the majority of the year. I stopped thinking long-term. We like to think long-term don’t we. Us humans. We have a picture in our heads about how our lives, in general, will turn out. We like to imagine what it will […]

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You’ve just got to get on with it

Until you are faced with the unimaginable you can’t comprehend ever having to deal with it. You hear, watch and read about awful, heartbreaking things happening to other people, other families, other people’s children. Illness, accidents, loss. If you’re like me, your heart hurts just thinking about it. Although you don’t fully understand what they’re […]

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