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Monthly Archives: August 2013

I’m living on the edge

I’ve heard people say ” I’m on the edge…” before, but I never really knew what it meant. I do now. I get to the end of the day and […]

Is it a dream?

It still feels like this is a dream, like its happening to someone else, almost a complete existential experience somewhat like those dreams where you think you are dreaming, but […]

Press the button and change your plans

So many wonderful people have sent me messages recently, this one particularly got me thinking: “One sermon I heard at church…you are really excited about your vacation to Italy, you […]

Two Pictures

life is a real battle at the moment. It seems as though every day has a series of hurdles to overcome and each day I feel like I’m running 100 […]

Reasons and Excuses

Since Claire died I’ve been making more of an effort to keep fit and because I’m too tight to go to the gym I’ve taken up jogging. I hate it! […]

Life as a Book

“For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin – real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be […]

Grief “i just sit”

[PostScript added after I wrote this, please bear in mind as you read: I’m not going to kill myself so don’t worry, it’s just better that I write down truthfully […]

Which way to look – a bouncy existence

Sometimes it’s difficult to know which way to look.   Looking forwards is positive. Looking forwards gives me the opportunity to create a brand-new future, to have complete control over […]

Willing to Consider

You may remember me talking about an excellent book I’m reading called “Seven Choices”, it really is helping enormously. Up until Thursday of last week I was struggling with the […]