Yet again its been a great length of time since I’ve been able to sit down and put something down in writing. This is for a couple of reasons one of those being time as in life has taken over again and there has been little time to sit back and reflect and the other … Continue reading Daddy Four and Two is Six
Its taken a while to sit and write this I guess we needed a break and some space from the frantic organisation and just shear nervous energy of the event and also the emotional fallout from such an epic achievement by one determined little lady. I am so proud and Joanna will be looking down … Continue reading “Daddy can I tell you something?”… “You are the best daddy ever!”
Today we spent the day on Eva’s terms it was her choice as a reward for being Star of the day and also getting back into her swimming with a ‘big splash’ (sorry for the pun) by earning two badges immediately. I said she could choose one thing and she chose well and to be … Continue reading The Questions my children ask me
Easter Sunday was exactly six months to the day that Joanna passed away. Yes six months? I know! To me it seems to have gone very very very quickly almost unbelievably quickly. Life has certainly changed. In the main to adapt to being with our girls. There are things we have done by choice but … Continue reading It doesn’t get any easier you just get faster.
One of the many heart felt and compassionate statements I’m met with goes something like this: ‘I can’t imagine what your going through’ to say this to me shows a deep form of compassion in that the person saying it maybe doesn’t even realise it but they are feeling the same as me. I … Continue reading Its Like Jumping Into the Water
I am still immersed in a bubble of grief at this moment in time and have found it hard to put pen to paper so to speak for a few months and certainly since losing my dear and beloved wife Joanna Marie Shaw to a vicious and relentless form of cancer; adrenal cortical carcinoma that … Continue reading Sponge Bob Squarepants and Japanese Single Malt – Up Yours 2015!!!
It’s taken me a while to get round to writing this blog because It’s taken a good amount of time to resolve the process of cycling to work in my head and to be completely honest I’m still not sure it’s a kind of cycling I am totally comfortable with. I put this down to … Continue reading The great escape from the tin box – cycling to work