Abi roberts

Darling Terence: a comedian’s letters to the love of her life

On Wednesday 28th November my husband, who was also my manager passed away. He was being treated for cancer at The Royal Marsden. He was the true love of my life. I wanted to start a blog to put down my own raw feelings of grief and the experiences I have had that may help others going through their own personal journey.

I hope one day to publish them as a little book for people to read and to get some comfort from.

And Death Shall Have No Dominion.

And Death Shall Have No Dominion.

My sweet love, Wednesday December 12th 2018 was the darkest most unbelievable day of my life – I can’t even bear to say the F word. It’s a haze but I want to share it with you if I can. Brenda Gilhooly came to the flat very early to hold me up. By God, what a woman...

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Deborah Frances White comes to the rescue

6th Dec 2018 – Facebook post In the immediate aftermath of losing my darling Terence I got a few messages from DEBORAH FRANCES WHITE asking if a) I was home and b) was I allergic to anything/vegan. Eventually I get home. Then after about 20 minutes the door bell...

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The whimpers of loss

5th December 2018 – Facebook post I never thought grief would be so physically painful. It feels like a vice around my heart and tummy. Also food doesn't taste of anything and believe it or not my appetite is zero. Also I am able to laugh but I don't feel joy. It's...

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Dear Friends – my heart is broken

30th November 2018 – Facebook post  Dear friends, I am completely heartbroken. My darling husband Terry passed away suddenly on Wednesday morning. They think it was cardio-respiratory failure. He was being treated for cancer at the wonderful Royal Marsden...

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