Songbird

I love this song. It is beautiful and sad. We chose this song to be played as the final song in the cremation service and like the other songs featured on this blog, it really does bring me there to […]

So Lonely

Lonely is a word I didnt give much notice to, why would I, life was always full but nothing prepared me for the lonliness of now. When I say I am lonely, I mean I am lonely to the extent […]

Wishful Thinking

This is something that I now know can be in the head of anyone of any age. It is something that has certainly been in my head over the last few months. A child might say, can he just come […]

A Scary Night

6 months on, and it was necessary to call a taxi home on my own. I cant tell you how vunerable I feel in situations like this at the moment. Even situations I would have been in on my own […]

Only Time

Enya was always a favourite in our house so it was easy to include a song in the funeral. I listen to this song now and it makes me sad but as with the other songs, I need to do […]

Day by Day

I get up in the morning and it's there, I go through the day and it's there, I go to bed at night and it's there. For years and years life was the same, even with the turmoils that came […]

The Advisors

I am somewhat amused by the expertise of people in matters when grief is consuming me. the advise is astounding. To be honest, I am not sure how to cope with this. People ask me if I am  getting out, […]

I’m Ok

Who would think that those 2  little words would become a part of daily life. "How are you" they ask   "I'm Ok" I say That's the way it goes no matter who asks. I am ok, I am standing, I […]

Jealous of the Angels

This song will always be very special to me. It was sung beautifully at the funeral mass and although my memory from that night is vague and I didnt really appreciate the song on the night, I have listened to […]

Remembering

In the quiet of the evening, I sit and think of you, Turning the book of memories Of the things we used to do. And as I turn the pages, My eyes are dimmed with tears, Knowing I have memories […]