Posts Tagged ‘flowers’

Renewal

Fresh buds, New flowers, Bright colours, Spring brings hope renewed.   Fresh hope, New expectations, Bright positivity, A new season revitalises the soul.   Peel away the layers, Throw open your arms, Banish the darkness, Let the light revive us.   Look forward, See the abundance Of hope Of love Of joy – A renewal […] Read more…

Review: Blossoming Gifts

Flowers really are one of my greatest pleasures in life, so I jumped at the opportunity when the lovely people at Blossoming Gifts Flower Delivery got in touch to offer a bouquet for me to review. The bouquet I chose from their Autumn Flowers range was the Autumn Haze range, priced at £29.99 and with […] Read more…

Guest Post: Inspired Goodbyes

Talking about death, and how to talk to people who have been bereaved has been a point of interest for me since Hugo died. So many people just don’t know what to say or how to say it. It’s not their fault, and mostly people don’t intend to be rude or insensitive. It’s the way […] Read more…

Review: Appleyard Flowers

If you follow me on social media you’ll know I LOVE flowers – I’m a little obsessed with taking and posting photos of blooms I’ve found on my travels. They brighten my day – and my followers say they’ve brightened theirs, too. The love of flowers has continued to Hugo’s garden, too. I’m proud of […] Read more…

Snapshot of the Maternity Experience Campaign – In Numbers and Graphics

For what began as a ‘small pilot’, the Maternity Experience campaign (#MatExp) has been going really well…! I originally published on the MatExp website; I am so proud of everything the campaign and the passionate community behind it has achieved I wanted to feature it on my own blog, too to further spread the word. Here are some […] Read more…

Brilliant BlogCamp Birmingham

There were interesting talks, there were lovely outfits, there were friends, there were hugs, there was lots of chatting – and cake. I even learnt a new word – and it’s not a rude one. It all happened at last Saturday’s BlogCamp! The day was so enjoyable I can’t believe this time last week I […] Read more…

A Successful Week

This week, I am happy to report has felt successful for me personally, and for my blog: Me For the past few months I have been making a concerted effort with my food intake and exercise. I’ve been doing particularly well with my running, doing regular 5km distances on the treadmill at the gym. I’m […] Read more…

Forget-Me-Nots and Patience

This time last year, while we were still in the deep fog of early grief, Martin and I spruced up our back garden. While we enjoy looking at flowers, we know little about gardening and we were glad to have the assistance of my green-fingered mum and brother. Our garden is a small courtyard, with a […] Read more…

Self-Care

This week has been about self-care. And about time, too. Where I live, we have been fortunate to enjoy some beautiful spring sunshine, and it has been very warm indeed. Despite my reservations about spring, I have now been enjoying the array of flowers and blossom, and trying to see them as symbols from Hugo. […] Read more…

Hugo’s First Birthday, Survived

Hugo’s first birthday, one of the most difficult ‘firsts’ has come and gone. It was not a date I was looking forward to. But I have survived. Really, my survival was not in doubt. Hugo’s first birthday could never be as bad as the day he died, or as bad as the day of his […] Read more…

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