The year after he died, Joshua’s younger sister, Rosa was studying on a Foundation Art course at Oxford Brookes University and we are reproducing here an essay she wrote as part of her course which explores the themes of photography and death and the way we can use the medium to memorialise our loved one’s. […]
It gets a mention in our new book WHEN WORDS ARE NOT ENOUGH (to be published by Hawthorn Press October 2022) – so we’re reposting this from our previous website BEYOND GOODBYE When they hear the words “radio four” and “play” all in the same breathe, many people seem to recoil with the speed and […]
How is it possible to go on living – not just surviving but thriving – after an unimaginable loss? We have been asked this question so many times – generally by people who have not been bereaved.
We are thrilled to announce that our book ‘When Words Are Not Enough – creative responses to grief’ will be published Hawthorn Press in October 2022! ‘When Words Not Enough’ is our attempt to bridge the divide between the silence that surrounds grief and the lived experience of the bereaved.
It should have happened in 2020, the again it should have happened in 2021. Twice now an intrepid team of Good Grief supporters have had their Kilimanjaro fundraising expedition postponed thanks to the Covid restrictions. But it now looks like – in 2022 – they are GOOD TO GO!!!!
Some thoughts about our recent Active Grief Weekend
“Grief is agony and this walk has been agony and it’s equally unpredictable”. Along with 15 others Jane offered a truth we were all about to experience as we set out to trek 24 miles and climb three of Yorkshire’s highest peaks (a total of 5200 feet of assent). And to complete the challenge we […]
It’s a challenge. It is a challenge. Just like grief is a challenge. Simply getting up in the morning and thinking about the day ahead can be a real challenge to anyone who’s loved one has died. It’s ten years since our son Josh died yet for me there is still that daily challenge as […]
As many of you already know, we are absolutely thrilled about the launch of our new film BEYOND THE MASK. (60 mins) Made entirely during the pandemic BEYOND THE MASK premiered with a special online screening hosted by the Death Positive Libraries on 25th March – this was as you may recall the anniversary of […]
A Challenge to honour Josh’s memory The ten year anniversary of Josh’s departing seemed a challenge under covid restrictions and I wanted to honor Josh’s memory and make sure his family knew we were all thinking of them and of Josh. Since Josh died we grieved together, in fact my relationship with Josh’s family began […]