National Lottery Award for the ACTIVE GRIEF WEEKENDS

We are so excited to announce that we have received a substantial grant from the National Lottery to help run our ACTIVE GRIEF WEEKENDS.   This is a welcome acknowledgment of the work we are doing to support bereaved parents and siblings as they start to use their own creativity to grieve. But what’s really important about this […]

Report on our Travels to the USA and Mexico now available

As many will know, our travels to the USA and Mexico to make our documentary A LOVE THAT NEVER DIES was part funded by the WINSTON CHURCHILL MEMORIAL TRUST – a foundation set up to award grants to people wanting to travel abroad to research best practice in their chosen field. ‘Travel to Learn – […]

ACTIVE GRIEF WEEKEND

We are pleased to announce the date our first ACTIVE GRIEF WEEKEND and we are now inviting expressions of interest from bereaved parents and siblings who would like to attend. LOCATION: Charney Manor, Oxfordshire DATE: 25th – 27th May 2018 check out Charney Manor’s website here With its recently refurbished  rooms, tempting meals and delightful grounds, Charney […]

THANK YOU ….

WELL DONE EVERYONE ….. On behalf of Hollie and Joe we want to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who donated to the THE GOOD GRIEF PROJECT as a way of honouring their marriage last month.  As of today the total amount that you have contributed is a massive £1735.21 We are truly grateful […]

Swimming through Grief

I GRIEVE THEREFORE I SWIM …. I have always enjoyed a good swim whether in a pool or open water. But since Josh died I have taken to swimming with added enthusiasm – especially wild swimming.   I’m going to try and tell you why I find swimming such an important component of my grief […]

LOVE AND WANTING IN GRIEF

Have you found your way to our new FaceBook page yet? Maybe you’ve come here from that page. Whichever we’re delighted that you’ve found a connection. One of the challenges of opening up conversations about grief is to try and be dispassionate in what is often a highly charged arena. The people who know most about grief are those […]

From the archive – GOOD GRIEF!

I was looking back through some of the posts we had written soon after Josh died and though I would republish this first as an indicator of how far we have travelled in the last six years, but also because it explains really well some of our ideas that became the motivation for  THE GOOD GRIEF […]

Sharing our stories – new trailer for the documentary

THE GOOD GRIEF PROJECT has now entered a new phase.   As you will know Jane and I travelled to the USA and Mexico last year in order to meet with and film other bereaved parents as part of an on going project to collect and publish stories of how people grieve for a child. […]

A Work in Progress

a work in progress – the view of my desktop I feel a bit remiss (and sad) that we haven’t posted news to you for quite awhile.  The thing is, that having got my head down into the edit for our documentary, it really has been very difficult to tear myself away from so many engrossing […]