Posts Tagged ‘mummy’

A Fresh Direction

You may or may not have noticed that my posts here have become less and less frequent. I am so proud of what I have achieved, and continue to achieve through this blog and through Hugo’s Legacy. For all that, though, I have to be honest with myself and admit that campaigning and activism is […] Read more…

Raise a Glass for Hugo

Sunday marks the second anniversary of Hugo’s death. While I know from having survived other anniversaries and milestones that I shall survive this day too, it will be a difficult day. On Hugo’s second birthday, his daddy and I did everything we could to celebrate our little boy’s life. We wanted to celebrate our son, […] Read more…

No Child Born To Die

The newspapers, and our social media timelines have recently been full with news of people (whom the media usually likes to call ‘migrants’) fleeing their homes in far-flung places, desperately seeking refuge in a country not ravaged by war. Most recently, we have been hearing about tragedies that have befallen Syria. We have been reading […] Read more…

I Wish

I wish you were in my tummy for the full 40 weeks. Or if not, that you could have come home with Daddy and me. I wish we had thousands of photos of you tracking every day of your life, every milestone, every special moment. I wish I was able to watch you grow. I […] 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…

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