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A Mini Mother’s Day Meltdown

It’s Mother’s Day and I’ve been baking for Mum.  I made scones to say ‘I love you’, and to say ‘Thanks for housing me in your womb and pushing me out, only to have adult me living in your spare … Continue reading

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I Heart Tuesdays – What is Death?

Death is all around us; from the rotting carcass of a gnarly old tree, to the flattened hedgehog kicked to the side of the road, to the bouquet of flowers that hang their heads low from the lip of a … Continue reading

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The Spanish Retreat

July is a big month for me. It hasn’t always been, but now it is; lurking with memories hiding behind closed doors. This July was especially hard. It was five years since Mr T had passed, but sometimes it still … Continue reading

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I Heart Tuesdays – The Black Dog Bites

The black dog bites. It has an insatiable hunger and is relentless once it sinks its teeth in. Some escape with emotional scars, others cannot free themselves from the grasp. Upon his death, it was revealed that my older brother … Continue reading

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I Heart Tuesdays – Taking a Moment for a Moment

Today I was well prepared to offer up another nice piece of motivational pie. The time had come to bake it and instead of putting on a pretty wee apron, I sat down munching on an old bit of grief. … Continue reading

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I Heart Tuesdays – It’s OK to Cry

Anyone who’s anyone knows how incredibly debilitating it is to even attempt to hold in tears. It’s like a flood waiting to thrash down a damn and burst it. That ridiculously large lump in your throat, the short shallow breaths … Continue reading

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