Posts tagged: grief

Local Community Life Lifts the Sad Spirit

The first rule for travelling with grief (because it is impossible to shrug off  the process) is to get out of the house regularly. Friends have been fabulous taking me to small social events, but it is a bigger step to take oneself out of the house and do something alone. Puppy Oscar has been […]

Saturday July 21st, 2012 in , , , , | No Comments »

Grief Grabs Like Fear

It was C.S. Lewis who stated on the death of his wife that “I never knew grief felt so like fear’’. However, I would say my grief is like a juggernaut, a frightening feeling which squeezes out all joy, happiness and any sense of normality in my life.    Instead of happy emotions – contentment and […]

Friday June 1st, 2012 in , , , | 2 Comments »

Jenny’s life exudes grace, courage, elegance:

Best friend Jenny turns 70 today and threw  her own elegant afternoon tea for 70 guests at her home yesterday.  Jenny has always loved beautiful things and her home was so pretty and colourful with floral decorations that I thought I would share them with you as a wonderful statement of style.  Despite the bitter cold […]