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Memories

A night to remember at Wembley.

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March 28, 2018

Last night Ethan got to experience something that many kids can only dream of – being an England mascot. As he led England out against Italy with the Captain Eric Dier, the pride I have for him was overflowing. His mum too would have been bursting with pride.

One thing…


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Faith

An ode to a new reality.

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March 15, 2018

As the car lights strike the drive the house lies in darkness once again. The welcoming glow of years gone by remains extinguished. The Georgian bricks and mortar shout out a heart stopping message of emptiness.

The place of love and warmth her creative soul breathed and crafted into it…


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Grief Memories Single Parenting

Mother’s Day . . . . . . . . . . . . without Mum

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March 11, 2018

I want my mummy
Seeing your child sobbing uncontrollably is something that is always hard to see and so very hard to deal with, but to see them crying over something you have absolutely no power to change is heart breaking.

I had put Ethan to bed on Tuesday night at…


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Anxiety Depression Grief Memories Single Parenting

Eye of the Storm

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March 5, 2018

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/simon-thomas/id1218370258?i=1000404010451&mt=2

Simon Thomas
United Kingdom

On 24th November, 2017 my world was turned upside down and inside out. Three days after being diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia my wife Gemma died, aged just 40. We'd been married for twelve years and together for fifteen years and have a wonderful eight year old boy called Ethan. The journey we're now on is the hardest and most painful of my life. In three short days I went from being a happily married man to a single parent. I express myself through words and through my photography and this is a place where I want to do that. I hope you find something of meaning in what I write and post - life is so precious.

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