Memorial Bench in St Luke’s Gardens for my love

My darling sweet bo I’ve ordered an engraved memorial bench to go in St Luke’s Gardens where we used to sit sometimes between hospital appointments. I have a video taken in May I think of us sitting on a bench, you’re wearing your lovely navy blue...

Afterlife, Penelope Wilton, Simon Evans & Paul Tonkinson

My Darling I’ve just watched a new TV series called Afterlife written by Ricky Gervais. We loved watching Extras and the Office over and over again. And laughing our socks off! Anyway, Afterlife is about a man coping with the death of his wife from cancer. I binge...

Breakdown cover

My darling Where to start. I got a letter today addressed to you from the AA. At the top of the page it said: Your breakdown cover has run out, but we’d love to have you back. How did AA know? I’d love to have you back. I have broken down. God have I broken down. The...

Ken Dodd, June Whitfield and Terence Gibbons – In Memoriam

30th December 2018 My darling Bruce Dessau, the Evening Standard comedy critic and all-round good egg, wrote an In memoriam on his Beyond The Joke website. It’s a roll call of all those in the comedy world who have gone. Of course you are amongst the greats baby: Ken...

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...