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Only one story

I attended a course last week called Women Presenting Powerfully. Not my kind of course really but it was interesting enough. A lot of Steve Jobs, in which I fail to see the fascination – maybe he was a good … Continue reading

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A Meaningful Life

Clea’s death 207 weeks ago forced me to rethink my life and what a meaningful life may be. Her death came as a cataclysmic shock to me. I was totally unprepared. My whole reason for being folded beneath me and … Continue reading

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A Paragraph of Description

I’ve been doing an online creative writing course through the Sydney Writers’ Centre. It’s a five week course. Each week, I listen to an hour or so of tutorial before preparing an assignment. The last assignment was about description and … Continue reading

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My Husband Writes Poetry

My husband writes poetry. He writes beautiful, emotional and sad poetry. In a previous blog, I included a link to his first published book of poetry. He had four sonnets published in Transnational Literature in May 2011. He has also … Continue reading

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Clea’s Love Diary

In June 2009, Clea used the old laptop to write what she called ‘A Love Diary’. She was six years old. I have not changed any of her words:   A RECOUNT ABOUT MY WEEKEND. I LOVE B  FOR BRIGITTE. … 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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