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The Empty Nest – One heart open for business.

To say my world was completely tipped over is an understatement.  Continue reading

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The Empty Nest – Happy Birthday to me…

Another year, another birthday. Time passes whether you want it to or not. The daffodils still deliver their yellow trumpets of hope after the wet, dark winter. The bluebells fill the woods with their glorious scented carpet and the sweet … Continue reading

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The Empty Nest – Two years and counting…

It’s finding that balance between remembering you and not allowing those memories to stab me in the heart each time I must find. Continue reading

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The Empty Nest – Now We Are Sixty

I don’t know what my 60’s are going to bring. I don’t want to know. All I hope is that it is better than what I’ve been through recently. That somehow I will come out of this void, find a little bit of fun and perhaps a sprinkling of fairy dust for good measure. Continue reading

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The Empty Nest – Happy Birthday- again.

It’s strange learning to go from two to one. If you’ve always been single it must seem like a doddle and what am I harping on about? Continue reading

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The Empty Nest – The Bereavement Club

Until you’ve joined the Bereavement Club you have no idea what it feels like. You can never change your mind, put it off for another day or revoke your membership. No words I’ve ever read come anywhere near expressing the … Continue reading

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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 – A life in the morning of…

‘I’m stuffed. It’s all rubbish.The train goes in an hour and I can’t get anything to stay on.’ Continue reading

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