Never Forget: My Sunday Photo

If you have ever read my blog you will know that I have five children. Sadly through death and circumstances beyond my wife and I’s control, our six year old twin girls only have one grandparent in their life which is my mum their nana. Sadly my mother is in the twilight of her life and I truly hope she is around long enough that the girls have good solid memories of her, just like my three older children do. Yesterday we decided to go to the crematorium where my wife’s mum was laid to rest over 10 years ago… [Read More]

A Very Scary Moment

This is a follow on from my post yesterday. My heart/Health Scare. I am now three days in, taking medication which will hopefully begin to control my blood pressure which has been at a dangerously high level, well for how long I don’t know, but I’m guessing a while. As I mentioned in my post yesterday, this episode of bad health has really shocked me. Probably because I have always been relatively healthy, in fact I have never had any major health problems in my life. So coming to terms with this health issue has been very difficult for me…. [Read More]

Reflecting On My Father’s Passing a Year On 

All my life I have had an emotional curtain around me to protect me from hurt and emotions. The last year has enlightened me as to why I was hurt by my biological fathers general behaviour to me as if I didn’t exist. That I was invisible.  It’s approximately a year since my father passed away, although I have to say that we were estranged for 15 years before he died and we didn’t lay eyes on each other in all that time. We had a very dysfunctional relationship and very little contact over my life.  Recently my wife found… [Read More]