Life as a Widower

A young widowed father opening up about living with loss

four years

Four years apart but always together through memories and love.    

November 10, 2016 · 6 Comments

anniversary gift

Earlier this week I overhead my colleagues talking about the London riots. ‘Can you believe it’s been five years this week?’ one asked. No, I thought, I really can’t. My … Continue reading

August 5, 2016 · 14 Comments

two years

Today is the second anniversary of Desreen’s death. Seven hundred and thirty days have already passed since she was killed and so I ask myself, What makes this one so … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · 42 Comments

remembrance sunday

Today is the first anniversary of Desreen’s death and contemplating what to write has troubled me more than anything else I’ve published this year. The temptation to say nothing at … Continue reading

November 10, 2013 · 34 Comments

butterfly sanctuary

This is a guest post written by Emilie Adams Emilie, 44, is from France and lives in London with her family. She was happily married to Rob until 24th March … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · 33 Comments

strange intuition

Today is my mother-in-law’s 60th birthday. A day she has been planning since she turned 50. We had big plans. A party with all her friends and family followed by … Continue reading

January 30, 2013 · 9 Comments