Dear Franscesco

Dear Franscesco

Dear Francesco,Hachi’s mouth is bleeding on the walk today.The tumour is growing and yet he’s showing signs of enjoyment.Another lesson for us all that even in the face of pain there’s another way.I’ve been taking him for his favourite ice...
Dear Franscesco

#BlameAndUnderstanding

#BlameAndUnderstandingPeople often ask me if Francesco had shown any symptoms or signs prior to his heart attack.It’s the most difficult question I get, it conjures up all sorts of “if only” in my mind.When your partner dies suddenly like that, you...
Dear Franscesco

Pity Parties

Dear Francesco,I’ve been feeling low, so low.Where did the feelings of love go?I think about your light heart, your fun nature and I want it back.Instead I’ve been feeling victim.Having pity parties ,even in public , tears streaming into my coffee for all...
Dear Franscesco

#DeathAndLoss

#Deathandloss.We might never understand it and we might all try to avoid it but what I’m learning is that it’s nothing to fear.A spiritual balm envelopes us in such times.I remember when Francesco died I felt overcome with this deep love, it carried me for...
Dear Franscesco

#HotMess

#HotMessToday my mummy returned to Ireland.I’ve been lying on the beach trying to recalibrate.Whilst we had a lovely time with her finally being able to visit me in Italy, it was also filled with emotion, now not knowing when I’ll see her again and her...
Dear Franscesco

#LaMamma

#LaMammaMy Mummy is on her way to Italy.I’m about to see her here at the airport.We will be reunited for the first time in 18months and since Francesco died.Sitting here at the airport I feel a wave of emotion.To he together after all this time and such a huge...