Just a bunch of grapes

I’ve realised I’ve started buying grapes again, and not just buying them… eating them too! Abi loved grapes. She’d come in from school and devour a bunch easily while watching TV. Ever since she died, I’ve not been able to even look at grapes. I bought some once about a year ago, just to see […]

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Tie a leopard-print ribbon…

Abi’s memorial has a cherry blossom tree next to it, but it’s only young, having been planted last May with her ashes. The first small buds are starting to form ready for springtime. So, while it’s still small and not much to look at, it is a poignant reminder that life carries on… Soon there […]

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Abi’s dragonflies

I’ve just been browsing an old computer file of Abi’s artwork… random stories, computer drawings and images saved over the years. How interesting to find a file called DRAGON FLYS. It was created on 9th February 2009 … wow … four years before Abi died. She would have been nine years old then. There’s no […]

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A small request…

Please, Mum and Dad… My hands are small, I don’t mean to spill my drink. My legs are short – please slow down so I can keep up. Don’t slap my hands when I touch something bright and pretty. I don’t understand. Please look at me when I talk to you. It lets me know […]

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