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As regular readers of this blog, you may know that within the last 2 years, I’ve lost both of my parents. Aside from the emotional trauma, dull-death-admin, funeral arrangements and all of the other things you have to deal with when you lose those you’re closest to – one of the tasks that you’ll never […]

Losing The Family Home

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Death isn’t beautiful or romantic. It’s not Marley & Me or The Boy In Striped Pajamas. It’s sitting by a bedside, for hours that feel like days, listening to vital signs machines that shrill like Las Vegas slot machines but where no one is winning at this game of life. Death isn’t always terrifying or […]

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I don’t mean to get all sombre in your grill but we’re fast approaching what would’ve been my Mum’s 63rd birthday and a year from her passing away so I have been grieving quite a bit recently. I’ve been reflecting on the things I’ve learned since January, when she passed, and I’ve realised that there […]

What I’ve Learned About Grief