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Pet Bereavement

Posted Sat 11 May 2013

Many of us have an intense and loving bond with our pets, whether they are a large dog who requires walking three times a day, to a cat knows its own mind, or a little gerbil who may do their own thing, and won’t very often give much thought or love to its owner.

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Time out

Posted Sun 28 Apr 2013

The last week seems to have disappeared in a bit of a haze. In our house we have many birthday celebrations and anniversaries that all happen in the same week, and so after a hectic time, I decided to take some time out. Tuesday morning saw us standing on Wakefield station waiting for the train to London. As someone who went to London quite a lot as a little girl, the hustle and bustle of the City is always a pleasure to take in.

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Getting it right!

Posted Sat 13 Apr 2013

The time between a death and the funeral is a very curious time. Many people say that it is a time for us to grieve and reflect on the life of the person who has died. So……… do we really do this? I suspect not. Most bereaved families spend this time rushing around making the funeral arrangements, contacting family and friends that they haven’t seen for many years, and they are very often carried on their way by huge surges of adrenalin or brought to their knees by extremely raw emotion.

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Don't expect

Posted Sat 13 Apr 2013

Not everyone understands what you are going through.

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Baroness Margaret Thatcher

Posted Mon 08 Apr 2013

Margaret Hilda Thatcher who was brought up as a grocer’s daughter, and became the longest serving prime minister of the 20th Century, has today died peacefully in her private suite at The Ritz Hotel where she had been recovering following a stroke. She was 87.

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Happy Easter

Posted Sun 31 Mar 2013

Easter has always been associated with memories of the Easter parades, Easter bonnets, family gatherings, church services, and of course the tradition of giving and receiving Easter eggs.

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