This morning I dropped my youngest at school and trotted away slowly becoming more and more aware as I passed a trickle of boutique shops of a familiar recurring theme - that bastion of awkwardness, that yearly problematic device. OH GOD YES! VALENTINES DAY. Now I am one of those who appreciates Valentine's Day if … Continue reading 5 Things to Do on Valentine's Day as a Widow or Widower
Every Tuesday I pick some links to media or articles that have made me think, made me laugh or made me feel better about the world. Have the best day you can! We do not have to create a masterpiece... It has been some kind of tough two weeks - they say making your way … Continue reading Tune Up Tuesday 28th January 2020
Sometimes packing up is best! For me the decision to move home after my husband died was a crystal clear necessity. I was eighteen months into widowhood, was living in a neighbourhood that the council had put me in following legal homelessness and I was keen to return to our old neighbourhood. Friends, support and … Continue reading Should the Widowed Move home?
Follow that bliss! Every Tuesday I share a few links, some food for thought and hopefully something funny or heartening that has touched me or made me think. I hope it helps you on whatever day you are reading it!Have a great day! It is a year since the World lost footballer Emiliano Sala : … Continue reading Tuesday Tune Up 21st January 2020
It's all about living and not just surviving... At the start of this year I hit the four year Widow anniversary - four years of being not only widowed but single as well. Yes I know! Single for years. YEARS! More on that in my Widowed Dating post. Although four years to anyone who has … Continue reading Being a Widow / Widowed Parent at the Four Year Mark
Counting the good things can be the first step to recovering your life... Howdy! I can't seem to fuse my synapses together enough this morning to write anything too long or too profound so here is a list of things to celebrate in your time as a widow. I fully appreciate you may not be … Continue reading 10 Things to Enjoy as a Widow / Widower / Single Person