Losing Kath

Love lost, read and found

Kathy’s Cross

Most people are so continually conditioned to be fixated on what’s black or white, that they never think or want to talk about all the colours of the spectrum that … Continue reading

June 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

“Dear Aimée, …”

Dear Aimée, As you prepare to make your Confirmation, my mind goes back to five years ago when your sister Hannah was preparing to do the same, and mummy was … Continue reading

June 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

The importance of being Ernest

How I would have liked to wish my father-in-law ‘Happy 100th birthday Ernest’ in person. He was born 100 years ago on 25th January 1917 and seven years ago I … Continue reading

January 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Angel of Christmas 

Who is the Angel on top of the tree? Is there an Angel looking out for me? Christmas is here, but where there should be, girls sitting around opening presents, … Continue reading

December 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Message in a bottle

The chronology of events leading up to Kath’s funeral is something that still has my head in a spin and throws my thoughts all out of kilter. Naturally those were … Continue reading

December 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Us ‘mere’ mortals

The telling of losing Kath from our lives have had me exploring too many accounts of uncanny coincidences and of shared anniversaries and repeating patterns through our lives, and yet … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

The stuff that dreams are made of.

It is hard to be philosophical about things if they are tied to a rope that is anchored in pain. No matter how calm the surface waters may seem, the … Continue reading

September 23, 2015 · Leave a comment