The sms was delivered whilst I was scrubbing the floors. So determined, was I, to remove all those doggy pawprints from the tiles that I didn't even check my phone for an hour or so. When I finally glanced at it, the words said that a dear, dear friend had passed away. Instantly, I was… Continue reading Losing a friend
No one lives forever, so as we get older, we inevitably think about our own mortality. Especially when we lose a family member or a close friend. I had imagined the leading cause of death for Australians to be either heart disease, vascular issues or cancer and I was wrong. It was a reality check… Continue reading When Will I Die?
Photo by Alexandr Podvalny on Pexels.com I have yet to complete a death letter to my daughter. She requested I write one to her before I depart this earth. Not that my death is imminent, or at least I hope not! Is it bad that I procrastinate about the contents? I am still uncertain what… Continue reading Transfering or Inheriting an Existing Blog
My daughter wants me to write her a letter. Not just an ordinary letter. She wants me to write a, 'death' letter. Yes, a 'death' letter. I assure you this is not a Halloween gimmick. My dear daughter has requested that I write a letter specifically addressed to her that she might read, after we… Continue reading An Unusual Request
It's there in the belly, it sits like a stone,
hard, heavy and dragging them down.
How fortunate to find the best dog in the world.