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. […]
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.
Join us on an active grief retreat! A few places still available for our September weekend in rural Derbyshire.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A GOOD GRIEF STORY – saying goodbye or saying hello again While constantly looking for the positive, for the hopeful, for good things to happen as a result of tragedy we are always reminded of that tragedy. It’s always there. We cannot escape the fact that our child has died. And we cannot move away […]
If you’ve not visited before, welcome to THE GOOD GRIEF PROJECT. We are both sad and glad that you’ve found us. If like us you grieve for a son or daughter, then you will know our pain and we will know something of yours. The circumstances of your grief will in all probability be very […]