Posts Tagged ‘love’

My Wall of Love, Memories, Creativity and Inspiration

On a bit of a whim, I created my wall of love, memories, creativity, and inspiration yesterday. I guess the best creative projects are done on such a whim: the creation comes directly from the heart, no overthinking. It just flows. I had a selection of photos of Hugo remaining from ones we had got […] Read more…

Blue and Thinking of You

Blue: The colour of the sky The clear expanse of sea The colour of your hat. It makes me think of you.   Blue: The colour of a mood, they say: Sad, melancholy, bereft, Low.   Sad, melancholy, bereft, low Yes. But I do not call it ‘blue’   Blue is your colour My darling It makes […] Read more…

Moving Forward, Not Moving On

Moving forward. Moving on. These terms sound pretty similar, but they are different, very different – and the distinction in respect to living with grief is crucial. ‘Moving on’ implies putting something behind you, letting something go. The effort of trying to move on from a relationship that has ended, especially one that has ended […] Read more…

Supernova

At first – You were a twinkle in my and your daddy’s eyes. When we saw the two blue lines – You were a joy we loved and treasured from the very beginning. When you were in my belly – You would kick me as I sang Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star Then you were born – You […] Read more…

For Your First Birthday, Hugo

My Darling Hugo, Mummy and Daddy so wish you were with us tomorrow, so we could sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to you. We wish we had a mountain of presents to wrap, to add to the others you would get from friends and family. We wish we could watch you unwrap them all. And ignore the […] Read more…

Writing My Grief

  I started writing about my grief for Hugo about a month after he died. While I have been open about my grief in my posts on this blog, I have held back an awful lot, too. For most of last year, I felt very disconnected from my grief. I felt like I couldn’t indulge […] Read more…

The beauty of a baby's innocence

Beauty is truth, and truth beauty, – that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know. I thought I’d join in with The Prompt as a new blogging challenge. When I saw the week’s prompt – the word ‘beauty’ – this quote, from John Keats’ poem Ode on a Grecian Urn […] Read more…

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