Coping at Christmas: Words of advice for those who have lost

We all know that this holiday break can be overwhelming for a million different reasons. For those who are grieving - whether it is year 1, 2 or 32 of missing a loved one - it can be filled with anxiety, fear and a feeling of forced festive smiles. This is number 7 without Mum; … Continue reading Coping at Christmas: Words of advice for those who have lost

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60 Postcards in Australia: The Relaunch

To find out more about the 60 Postcards journey so far, you can read a summary here. So, it seems to be the 9th of June in the year of 2016 and I have NO IDEA how that happened. Time has flown. My grief has remained but adapted and moved in different ways, I've had new work experiences and … Continue reading 60 Postcards in Australia: The Relaunch

Inspired Travels: A Post from A Reader

To find out more about the 60 Postcards journey so far, you can read a summary here. The Tribute Collective, which launches in November (initially to readers of this blog), is all about inviting people to join a unique, collaborative group - a chorus of voices - who use words and stories to remember and celebrate loved ones. Sarah's … Continue reading Inspired Travels: A Post from A Reader

Grief: Let’s be Honest…

 (To find out more about the 60 Postcards journey so far, you can read a summary here.) “We don’t want to overpromise – we want to be honest”, she said. That comment was made just a few days ago during a conversation with someone I am currently working with. I first heard from this lady by email. She … Continue reading Grief: Let’s be Honest…

Introducing…The Tribute Collective

To find out more about the 60 Postcards journey so far, you can read a summary here. I feel like I am forever apologising for being a bit quiet lately. Sorry again. I just wanted to reassure readers that my spark for 60 Postcards has not faded. Far from it. As I have explained many a time, it … Continue reading Introducing…The Tribute Collective

Mother’s Day: With or Without Her

To find out more about the 60 Postcards journey so far, you can read a summary here. Sunday 15th March is almost here and Mother's Day marketing fills the shop windows, dominates articles online and generally smacks the motherless amongst us in the face with every single mention. It is a day that is tainted for me since … Continue reading Mother’s Day: With or Without Her

A Heartfelt Note for Rose on the Brooklyn Bridge

This blog began as a way to document my personal tribute to my mum. To celebrate what would have been her 60th birthday, I scattered 60 handwritten postcards around Paris in her memory and I wrote my email address on them in case anyone was to find one. (You can read more in my Glamour article here.) Since then, … Continue reading A Heartfelt Note for Rose on the Brooklyn Bridge

60 Postcards Hits 2 Years; From Paris to Now

Hi there. So, it has now been an utterly astonishing 2 YEARS since that first trip to Paris, where the 60 Postcards project began. I still can't quite comprehend how so much has happened since that long weekend but I thought, to see the New Year in, it would be nice to review the journey over the past … Continue reading 60 Postcards Hits 2 Years; From Paris to Now