Telling ‘My Story’ to Alex James of Bereavement UK

BereavementUKLogoA few months ago, I got in touch with the charity Bereavement UK to see if they’d be interested in me writing for them in their magazine.  As it turned out, they no longer produce a magazine but offer a website with a wide range of resources and information for the bereaved or for professionals working with bereaved.  But after reading my post September: Season of Mist and Mellow Sadness, the founder and co-director, Alex James, called me up with a suggestion.  “I’d love you to come and do a podcast for us, to chat about your experience for a series we’re starting called ‘My Story’.”

So, last Tuesday I found myself driving up the A5 to do just that. Continue reading

September – season of mist and mellow sadness

September SunThe month of September is a month of mixed emotions for me; it is one marked by both tragic death and life.

My son was born in the middle of this month.  My husband too.  And so there is much to celebrate.  But it’s also the month in which three members of my close family have died.  Continue reading