Thank you Tom Sweetman for this beautiful contribution.
‘Tom, I have no regrets and did everything I wanted;
make sure you live your life to the fullest.’
Mum’s last words to me. Continue reading
When Isobel was nine years old her adoptive father died. He had been ill for a year and the seriousness of the illness had been kept from her. To protect her. She was sent to school the next day as normal; as if nothing out of the ordinary had happened. The message she learned: carry on as normal – stiff upper lip attitude. Continue reading
Thank you Allison Galbraith – Macintosh Wright
The story, or trauma, I would like to share is the death of my father five years ago. He died unexpectedly, of a heart attack, aged 68. He collapsed at work and died four days later, having never regained consciousness. Continue reading