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Don’t carry my weight on your shoulders I can lift me on my own Don’t worry about my future Just care about the now Heavy is the burden of fear and lost control Heavier still is anger and loss of light in our soul Don’t Harbour any sadness for what is going to be All... Continue Reading →

One Year on

An original poem, by Debbie Walker A year, twelve months,Moments; A life-timeTime is broken.I feel broken.How could it be written?How can it be told?For all that we hopedWill no longer unfold.All we once knew,No longer feels true.And the sun's warmth wanesIn the deep winter's cold.LostIn this darkness, please holdmy handLet me borrow your strengthAs I... Continue Reading →

A wish for Peace at Christmas

A poem by Debbie Walker Christmas is traditionally a time of joy and cheer,but today my thoughts are with those who've suffered lossduring this most difficult and extraordinary year.As our memories begin to crowdand the bells of pain and loss ring loud,I begin to wonder, if the only way throughMust be with a tear or... Continue Reading →

Us moments 1

An original poem Give me light by candle A cracking fire too Blankets piled high And cuddling with you We’ll sink into the pillows And breathe each other in We’ll wrap and pull and conform to skin on skin on skin Falling asleep mid sentence I’ll wake to your snore These are the moments our... Continue Reading →

2020 – Life in Lockdown

A year of truly understanding the value of connections, relationships and self-resilience. Loss, Love, Loneliness and Laughter For me, like many I'm sure, a rollercoaster year where the lowest lows have been visited, and the highs of appreciation have taken flight. Who we have in our life, and the strength we didn't know was ours,... Continue Reading →

The case for living commemoration

Have you ever put together a compilation of photographs for somebody to commemorate their life? A scrapbook, a slideshow, video? You know the ones where you put together a chronology of their accomplishments and special moments in their life. These are usually done at retirement parties or funerals. The last funeral that we attended was... Continue Reading →

Life After Dad – Mum and I

My relationship with Mum I love my mum very much , however, her bluntness and forgetfulness can come across rude, but, saying that our relationship is much closer since Dad passed away. I see mum most Sundays and I ring her almost daily (this was mum’s request as she feared if anything happened to her... Continue Reading →

Our Little Fighter.

"When you are pregnant the most commonly asked question is “what would you like, a boy or a girl?” Most would reply “ I don’t mind as long as our baby is healthy “ Your child’s wellbeing is priceless and the most precious thing in the world". I guess alarm bells should have started ringing during... Continue Reading →

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