From Palm Sunday to Easter

(A post with a Christian perspective, looking at some of the clichés around grief and questioning whether they would have been appropriate words to comfort the followers and mother of Jesus on the day of his death.)  Death. Most of us do not choose it for ourselves, much less for our loved ones. Both of…

Capturing memories

There’s a big country park across the road from our home. An interesting place with forest areas and ponds and hills, and loads of early blackberries at the moment. There used to be a visitor centre but it was burned down some years back. Next to that vacant space, there is still a small children’s…