Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Wishing Star

Star light, Star bright, First star I see tonight. I wish I may, I wish I might, Have the wish that I wish tonight. I wish for Clea. I wish for my daughter’s life. I wish. I wish. I wish. … Continue reading

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121 Weeks

I’ve been reading a few other blogs by bereaved parents and have noticed a reticence to be completely honest. Rebecca Carney has a blog called One Woman’s Perspective – the name says it all. I can usually relate to her … Continue reading

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The Engulfing Nightmare

Horror in Montalbano (courtesy of wiki commons) Once upon a time, someone asked me how I was. In return, I asked, “How do you think I am?” She answered, “You live in my worst nightmare”. And she is right. My … Continue reading

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Death is personal

Another part of my manuscript which the assessor had problems with was my clumsy attempt to explain why I thought the death of a child was different to that of a parent, grandparent or partner. I used the word ‘replace’ … Continue reading

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3 January 2012

I wanted to upload this post on 3rd January 2012 but we were in Port Arthur, Tasmania and the motel internet was not working well. My daughter was nine years old on 3rd January. What would she have liked for her birthday? … Continue reading

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