Hierarchy of grief..

“One day the colours will come back” – Watercolour by Keith J C Lavelle A mother’s grief, it seems, is easier to feel empathy with – somehow everyone can key into it. Scenes of wailing mothers at gravesides as their child is lowered to their final resting place is a stab at anyone’s heart strings […]

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Trajectory to Disaster

When death is by suicide you can be as sure as hell, that the survivors of the bereavement will trace every path, and life choice of the deceased to find an explanation. I am told there is a series on Netflix “Thirteen Reasons Why” that does exactly this although, I believe that the family involved […]

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Stories to tell…

There are a finite number of stories to tell, Evoked by a song, a joke or a smell. They are in people’s memories hidden away, That’s not where I want those stories to stay. My own are illusive, my mind needs a poke, Often I can’t even remember the way that he spoke. I want […]

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