A New Relationship and a New Rollercoaster

Readers are wondering how my boyfriend feels about me sharing my story and the part that he plays in posts on my blog! His enthusiasm, encouragement, ideas and support have been instrumental in the past month as I created this blog. He was as excited as I was when I first got it up and running. Our relationship... Continue Reading →

Capturing stories to share with my children

I feel a weight of responsibility to make sure that my children feel their father's presence in their lives and feel that they have a good sense of him even though they will have minimal memories of their own. We have photos, we have mementoes and a chest of drawers of his favourite things and I... Continue Reading →

The Magic Esky

In the first few months after my husband died, a meal roster was organised so that friends and family could drop off meals to us 4 nights a week. I left an esky by our front gate so that people could drop off a meal at any time during the day and also because I was... Continue Reading →

Rafting & Rainbows

Last weekend the kids away went I for river adventures with my boyfriend Darren and his two kids. It was the first time that our kids would spend an extended time together. It was an ambitious plan. I was tentative and excited to see how the weekend would unfold however it felt right when I accepted... Continue Reading →

Rainbow Connections

Photo: Rainbow over my local beach - Manly Beach, Sydney Australia. Rainbows are our special connection to my husband, to each other, to hope and joy and to the mystery of life and universe. It is uncanny how many we have seen in the past 8 years since my husbands last few days with us ...... Continue Reading →

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