Life as a Widower

A young widowed father opening up about living with loss

extra mile

This is a guest post and appeal by BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin, who, incidentally, happens to be my father-in-law’s favourite person on the tele. He honestly never stops talking … Continue reading

June 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

london marathon

Six weeks tomorrow a friend and I will run the London Marathon to raise funds for a child bereavement charity called Grief Encounter. I could write all day about how … Continue reading

March 1, 2014 · 4 Comments

in training

When my wife first died late last year, one thing that really struck me was just how many presents our son received. Everyone was so generous but I couldn’t help … Continue reading

September 27, 2013 · 10 Comments

grief encounter

My mind is racing this morning as it has been all through the night. My head is so full of thoughts that I can barely decide how to commit them … Continue reading

July 7, 2013 · 11 Comments

dad’s birthday

This is guest post written by Nicola Murray  Nic Murray is an ex-colleague of mine who I think the world of. Soon after my wife died she wrote to me … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · 14 Comments

felicitas vitae

“When I was five years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · 17 Comments