I sit here and write this entry while Nag Champa incense burns in the background – the last thing my dear friend bought me which I cherish each time I light one.
Five years ago, I had the pleasure of experiencing Glastonbury festival with Ellen – and may I add that she was six months pregnant so a slightly more hormonal Ellen than usual! Continue reading “Something Good…”
Seven years ago something happened. Something we did not see coming and something that was a factor to changing our daughter’s and our lives forever. Continue reading “7 Years Ago… Trauma”
We are nearing the end of our making of the Mermen for Mind Calendar but this is only the beginning…..
Continue reading “The Next Chapter”
Yesterday was Ellen’s Graduation day…. There I said it….. Sometimes saying something makes it real and that makes it really hard to say it. What a lovely thing though to be able to collect a piece of paper honouring someone else’s huge amount of effort. Continue reading “A Bittersweet Day”
I can think of many happy memories of Ellen, and times when you stood there and thought that’s ‘classic Ellen’ like when we were around 10
Continue reading “Classic Ellen: Our Story”
There are two things that shook me to the core this week, one yesterday and one today. I joined a group on facebook about a little girl battling cancer. It was in support of her family’s strength and it struck a chord with me.
Continue reading “Mental Health”
Today is the day a year ago when I last saw my daughter, on her 23rd birthday. She is what this calendar is all about. Hopefully by raising some money through this we can help other people like Ellen, it’s what she would want. Continue reading “Ellen’s Birthday”