Monthly Archives: March 2012

Grief poetry: ‘This is Easter’

This one came to me last night. Luckily I’d not settled down for the night, because as much as I like writing poetry, I’m not a big fan when I should be trying to sleep. Anyway, here we are, with apologies … Continue reading

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Reclaiming the right to grieve cyberlosses- new article

Just writing to let you know that I’ve had an article published by The Grief Toolbox. http://www.thegrieftoolbox.com/article/reclaiming-right-grieve-cyberlosses Please check it out or leave a comment if you feel so inclined. Wishing you peace and strength on your journeys,

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Music, Easter grief and almost crying

Tonight a computer was randomly selecting the music I would listen to – not a cyborg, but last.fm – the brilliant site for people with wide-ranging tastes and a music library full to burst. There must have been something in … Continue reading

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Trying to trust balance in grief

There are no two ways about it in grief, anniversaries are difficult. Well, ‘difficult’ is putting it mildly. If you’re anything like me, I know what you’re thinking after reading that sentence. Anniversaries suck. I’m in two minds at the moment, because … Continue reading

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Why blog about cyberloss?

Recent feedback has had a knock-on effect on how I feel about the purpose of this blog, so I feel compelled to explain myself more than I might have done in the past. To somebody who has not experienced an … Continue reading

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Another fond memory whilst getting through pre-anniversary grief

Today I’m thinking about some of the things that Chris and I shared during the time that we communicated whilst she was here. I fondly remember sharing the guitar chord charts I made for songs like My Sweet Lord and Here … Continue reading

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Another song for a grieving soul: ‘Closer To The Light’

I’m not sure how I feel about coincidence, but I can understand serendipity. I think some kind of grace must have visited with me today, because I had the gift of finding this song. I hope that somewhere out there … Continue reading

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