#SandsAwarenessMonth: What Sands means to me

As you will have seen from the blog header and Twitter profile, June marks #SandsAwarenessMonth. This is an opportunity to raise awareness of charities like Sands that offer help and support for bereaved  parents and their families, friends, colleagues and the health care professionals affected. Charities like Sands, Tamba and Tommy’s are helping families bereaved…

This door is locked

This post is inspired by two WordPress daily prompts; Locked and Abandoned Locked As a die hard Silent Hill fan the word locked instantly brings to mind the familiar refrain of the game: The lock is jammed.  This door cannot be opened. The phrase serves two purposes.  One, it means not having to create time…

Jab another pin in me

I must admit (again) she’s good. It was one of the areas I didn’t want to go to but she sucker punched me and knocked me there.  I didn’t even see it coming.  We started with a meander though work related chat and career aspirations and then we took a subtle detour. When you were…

The day the whole world went away

It was all very sudden. We had only just begun to prepare for induction in two days’ time and now, just hours after we had left the hospital, we were on our way back. Making our way numb through the hospital corridors, past the hateful mothers-to-be merrily puffing away before they returned to the maternity…