Tag Archives: Tears

Not Just Around the Corner

I’ve known this was coming for a while now. Even though I’ve had ages to wrap my head around it, my heart doesn’t seem to be co-operating. Rob and Suzie are not just around the corner anymore. Today, we went, just around the corner, and … Continue reading

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Australia Day Done Gently

I have not been looking forward to Australia Day this year. Last night, I was almost in tears. Just so much sad. But not a big sharp sad with edges that will cut and make you bleed. Instead a delicate … Continue reading

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The Year I Ruined Christmas

*Like all things Christmas, there is a bit too much in this post. Christmas is usually like that, don’t you find?  Just too much?? I should have known that something was up, when the crying began on Christmas Eve.  We … Continue reading

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Struggling. On the inside.

I shared with you here about our almost spur of the moment to capture the opportunity for Dean to immerse himself in his country of origin, while his Nan still has the capacity to recognise him. Here is a precious … Continue reading

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The River

I’m so blessed. I have people who care about me, and care about me enough, to still ask “how are you doing”. Although it’s been over 6 weeks since Mum died now, I still don’t know how to answer that … Continue reading

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Release

I feel like my words are ruining this post.   Because my words will never be enough. Instead of reading this post, I ask that you feel your way. Today, my Dad, my sisters and I were together with Mum … Continue reading

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Forgetting to be Present

I have found myself feeling like a jetlagged reluctant time traveller today.  My mind has taken me back before Mum’s death, and then thrown me into the future when she will have been long gone. And each of those places … Continue reading

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