Bird-watching and grief

I love watching birds. We can just see the hills of the Staffordshire Moorlands from our upstairs windows, and there’s a big country park across the road, plus we are literally on the edge of the town and the countryside then leads into the Peak District National Park. So there should be lots of birds…

Have you been to a “Living with Loss” retreat?

If you’ve been to one of our retreats – or if you know someone who has – this is a reminder that there are just a few more weeks to decide if you’d like to join us for the next retreat: “Living with Loss Part 2 – the The Journey Continues”

Diamonds of memory

This is a sponsored guest post on the topic of continuing bonds. The authors are kindly giving us a donation that will help towards the Living with Loss Part 2 retreats that we are planning. People are now making diamonds from their deceased loved one or their own hair The ceremonies, rituals, and memorials surrounding…

2017 news and 2018 updates

(News and pix) And so it ends – another year, a mixed bag of joys and sorrows, challenges and monotony, highs and lows that make up daily life. It was a particularly full year for me. It started with a trip to Malta, then in the following months, while John visited his family in Australia,…