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The Empty Nest -A letter to my love on our anniversary.

I exist in two lives now. The surface one when I don’t think about you. This is the one that gets me through the day. Then there is the real one underneath. Continue reading

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The Empty Nest – Birthdays are a Bonus

This is a journey I was unprepared for and never wanted to take but as today is my birthday and every one of those is a bonus, I must make the most of it… Continue reading

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The Empty Nest – Goodbye is impossible to say – Nick Williams – 18/12/1960 – 05/09/2017

‘I am a writer but these are the hardest words I’ve ever had to find.’ Continue reading

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The Empty Nest – she’s 21!

…one year a woman turned into Miss Trunchbull and told me off for pushing (in a crowd of 30,000)! But the party atmosphere is enticing. Continue reading

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The Empty Nest – Bobble Head

Week Two Family Check:- Eldest – no crisis – excellent, if busy week at work contributing to major work event. Middle – mini crisis – first trip was a success, learning to live out of a suitcase and adjusting to … Continue reading

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The Empty Nest – Fresher’s Flu Strikes

One week down and Youngest is still alive! Just.
I know this because:-
He’s asked for more money.
Eldest confirmed it and…
When we did eventually Skype (apparently freshers’ week is just too busy to find 10 minutes) he was sneezing into a tissue. Continue reading

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The Empty Nest – and so it begins

I’ve perfected my brave ‘goodbye’ face enabling me to wave happily until the car turns around the corner just far enough out of sight to allow my throat to constrict and a small tear to drop silently. Continue reading

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