Posts Tagged ‘Friends’

I am Hugo's mummy; I am a writer; I was at Blogfest

Yesterday I got up bright and early, armed myself with my Hugo stars scarf and headed off to London for Mumsnet’s Blogfest conference. My travelling companion was the lovely Carla and fellow Bedford-dweller from Random Thoughts of a Twenty Something, which was a great start to the day. The day got even better when on arriving […] Read more…

Cornwall’s great gifts

The natural beauty of Cornwall gave us a great gift recently – relaxation and a feeling of being refreshed and revitalised. Martin and I were tempted to go on holiday shortly after Hugo’s death. We were a mouse click away from booking a trip to Madeira, but hesitated when we realised it was running away only to […] Read more…

A Hugo-shaped hole – and hope

Before Hugo, I would jump at the chance for a cuddle with a baby. Since Hugo, I have actively avoided babies. Out and about, I avert my eyes; at the sound of a crying baby I leave wherever I am; and I try to not look at photos of other people’s babies. It is too […] Read more…

Loved

Believe it or not, before I was admitted to hospital earlier this year I shared very little personal information on social media. The three of us needed all the love, support, positive thoughts and prayers we could get. We were overwhelmed by the outpouring of love from family, friends and strangers. This post explains more about it. I […] Read more…

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