Tag Archives: Dying

Cousin Cousine

Once again we managed to get together, never easy as there are quite a few of us and we all lead busy lives.  We had to set the date back in June to be sure of finding one.  Some couldn’t make … Continue reading

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Milestones

Two major milestones in our lives (already) this month. First of all, we completed the sale of my mother-in-law’s flat, which was the last piece of the admin and paperwork following her death. As a result both sons and their … Continue reading

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June challenge: update – going with the flow….

Well let’s get it over with and deal with the fails. I didn’t go out running much.  In fact I only managed to get out there once.  I loved it, had a wonderful 30 minute run, and I’ll go again, … Continue reading

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The follow-up poetry party: May

I thought it would be interesting to record when I have come across poetry without looking for it, now that I seem to have a newly awakened awareness of it.  So this was May: 3 May 2015 – Walt Whitman, … Continue reading

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Reflecting on three days walking

I’m writing this having now completed three full days walking.  Two more days to go and I will have walked the whole length of the Kennet and Avon Canal, all the way through to Reading.  I’m taking a break from … Continue reading

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This weekend: death and life (again)

A(nother) weekend with many reminders of death (and life). Saturday was the day when we committed my mother-in-law’s ashes to be with her husband’s ashes.  It was also the anniversary of his death, at only 61 years, in 1986.  I … Continue reading

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Dust to dust…..

The end of an era for our family.  My much-loved mother-in-law was finally released from her suffering.  We are now the oldest generation.  And so time moves on. I met her nearly 40 years ago.  We were as different as … Continue reading

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