Pencil power

(cc) on flickr by Sharkey M Today has been spent funeral planning for Dad’s send off, we’ve discussed Dad’s wishes with him before his death, as a family since and with the priest who will be taking the service today. The next week or so will be spent pulling together a tribute/euology/speechy thang that I’ll … More Pencil power

Life goes on

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on* The day after Dad died I took the dog out with Mum for a short walk, as we turned the corner to head up the main road I heard kids playing in the primary school playground. Laughing, running, screeching, just … More Life goes on

We do remember

Dear Jon I thought I’d write you a quick note to let you know that you may be gone, but you’re not forgotten. Last time we spoke it was on facebook, you’d corrected Megs’ spelling and I couldn’t resist but join in. I still do it occasionally now, and every time I think of you. … More We do remember

Lest we forget

Remembrance Sunday has always been an important day in the Julian family calendar. For as long as I can remember Dad was involved with the Devon Army Cadet Force, most of the year this meant regular panics on a Monday and Thursday evening as Dad hunted high and low for the twisties, part of his … More Lest we forget