So time moves on, it’s actually ten weeks today that Dad died but I wasn’t really in the mood to blog last week which would have been two calendar months. I can’t believe that it’s two months already, the list of things I’d have liked to share with Dad grows, my sense of his loss … More Life after Bobby: Month 2
When someone is told (or they decide) that their time is limited, at somewhere or something, I’ve observed an almost primal attempt to do more, fit more in, go further or faster, squeeze maximum effort into the remaining time; that or an almost instantaneous acceptance that time is limited so there’s not much point trying … More When time is limited
It’s four weeks since Dad died. Four of the longest, and simultaneously fastest weeks of my life. I’ve blogged a few times and am very conscious that I don’t want to turn into someone who just blogs about death and dying and loss…. and yet that’s sort of what I start typing when faced with … More Life after Bobby: Month 1
I can’t quite believe that as I’m writing this Dad died over a week ago. He was originally diagnosed with bile duct cancer in September 2007. At the time his odds were pretty gloomy for making Christmas – a very rare cancer, the statistics on cholangiocarcinoma do not make for pretty reading, by the time … More Life after Bobby: Week 1
Just a quick update today to let you know I can conclusively prove there is no such thing as tempting fate! A couple weeks ago at the start of December I wrote Tempting fate this Christmas? and explained my concerns about getting too confident that we would manage another Christmas with my Dad (who is … More Christmas 2011 – there is no such thing as tempting fate!