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Ten Months On

We lit a candle today as it’s ten months ago we lost Mum. This could explain why I’ve been feeling a little down lately. So hard to believe, yet it feels so recent. As we approach Christmas, there will be … Continue reading

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September 4th 2017

A year ago today we went Down South to visit my Mum. No-one was up when we arrived shortly after 10, but eventually the boyfriend let us in and made tea while everyone else was getting up. Sis came down, … Continue reading

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Today, 18th July

I lit a candle here today and set it in front of my parents’ photograph on the table. It’s 6 months ago today that my Mum died. Half a year, and in that half year, we’ve had my Dad’s birthday … Continue reading

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Another Brain comes to mind

I expect some of you remember me saying about the poems I’d written that Mum had framed and put on her wall. One was called The Search for Mum’s Brain, and the sequel The Search Continues. Whilst MOH is here, … Continue reading

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Dear Mum

It’s your birthday today, and the first time I won’t be able to sing Happy Birthday down the phone to you. I miss writing to you, miss knowing you’re there, miss you, period. Today you are 96, but will always … Continue reading

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Wind Beneath Your Wings

Saturday 24th March. In my sleep, I had called for Mum and heard her distinct reply:  ‘I’m coming.’ I awoke smiling, Mum being my first conscious thought of the day. Hubby and I lit the large Church candle at home … Continue reading

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Finally…………………….

My sister has sent me a text to say she is scattering Mum’s ashes tomorrow. There is no way we can attend, but at least we can light a candle for her at the due time. The entry in the … Continue reading

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A Mother’s hands.

My thanks to Rachel whose post inspired me to write this. Please visit her  blog and read her post, it’s truly beautiful. https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/77453275/posts/1791929933 Although I spoke to Mum several times before she died, the last time I actually saw her … Continue reading

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My Poem

This is the poem I read at Mum’s service on February 2nd. My sister selected it from my school exercise book Mum had kept, and it could not have been a better choice. I haven’t changed it in any way. … Continue reading

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Card Session 10th March

I’ve been making cards today as I have a couple of significant birthdays and anniversaries coming up later in the year. It seemed a little weird not having made a Mother’s Day card as tomorrow is going to be the … Continue reading

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