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Courage Grief Single Parenting

Everything changes . . . . . . . . . . for now!

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April 27, 2018

At quarter to six on that pain-filled Friday, twenty-two weeks ago today, as my wife Gemma breathed her final, peaceful breath, everything changed. The hopes and dreams for us as a family were shredded in that one, single moment. Everything we had shared together, everything we had enjoyed together…


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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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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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