Postcards For You: A Creative Outlet for Grief

60 Postcards – a creative grief project. Some scatter ashes, some scatter words. Grief is isolating enough without having to self isolate. The whole world’s ability to be able to mourn properly has been taken away. Just yesterday, Cruse Bereavement Care reported a rise in calls to their helpline. People are struggling. And it’s noContinue reading “Postcards For You: A Creative Outlet for Grief”

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”

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’sContinue 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. SheContinue reading “Grief: Let’s be Honest…”

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 sinceContinue reading “Mother’s Day: With or Without Her”