Posts Tagged ‘Social media’

The Origins of the Society

“At last”, he said. “We have been waiting for you for a long time.” The woman felt a chill run through her. The events of the past few minutes had thrown her world upside down. Recognising the woman was looking a bit perplexed, he offered her a cup of tea. Deciding the bookseller was eccentric […] Read more…

Friday Favourite – Me!

Today’s Friday Favourites post was supposed to be a light-hearted one about my favourite TV series. I had it all planned out in my head: it shouldn’t have taken long to write. Light-hearted or not, though, my heart just was not in it. I was in a low mood anyway, and couldn’t summon much enthusiasm. […] Read more…

Coping

A few weeks ago I wrote about how I need to have courage and to be kind to myself, because my life after bereavement and trauma is forever. With a return to work imminent, I have been trying to do more things, push myself, and reintegrate. That has meant testing my coping strategies. Grief really […] Read more…

Memories, and Friends Old and New in Leeds

Six different trains, and four friends helped celebrate old memories and create new ones during a day trip to Leeds last week. The trip to Leeds was made for lunch with two friends I had ‘met’ through blogging: Vicki (Honest Mum) and Katie (Pouting in Heels), and to meet for hot chocolate with Lea, my old […] Read more…

Social Media: My Favourite Waste of Time

Need to do something? Really can’t be bothered, and would much rather be doing something else? Why not open up your social media apps to ‘quickly’ check what the world online is up to. The opportunities for procrastination offered by social media are nearly endless. For instance:   Twitter Check notifications. A couple of tweets to […] 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…

When everyone but you is having babies

When everyone but me is having babies – a baby is what I want most in the whole world – my heart breaks a little bit more. Yes, I am a mother, I have (had?) a baby – a gorgeous little boy called Hugo – but he died. I miss Hugo so much, I dearly want him back in […] Read more…

Reading between the lines of the news in a digital age

The media has always been used as a mouthpiece for propaganda, and we too often are given only selected parts of a story. In the digital age, with the wide availability of so many forms of media, we are privileged to be able to easily access the wider issues – and the other side of the story. When I was growing […] Read more…

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