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St Lukes Hospice Talk – by Simone

I had the privilege of being asked to talk to the grief counselors at St Lukes Hospice on Saturday to give them some insights into our grief journey and things we feel may help others. Here are the notes I went armed with, most of which I didn’t use, but I thought they would be interesting to share here. Welcome and thank you – for giving so selflessly. And wanting and being able to do what so many people are incapable of doing. Grief is such a taboo subject and makes so many people feel so unbelievably uncomfortable. Thank you…

My Real Life Hero – by James

I have been absent from writing for a long time. Not because I am healed but more because I always meant the blog to be an outlet for Simone. I talk more easily than what she does you see. The last two years have been hard. My grief remains my daily companion, small reminders bringing the image of our departed children back to me. I constantly think about how great it would be to have three little monkeys running around our house, their giggling filling the space and our hearts. It is clear to me that Murray would dearly love…

My interview on Cape Talk with Melanie Rice – by Simone

I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Melanie Rice on Cape Talk last night. Melanie has known James since school and contacted us when she wanted to do something on grief. Thank you Melanie for giving us this opportunity to talk about our journey and to try and help those out there that are grieving or trying to help the grieving. Please take a listen!