when words are not enough …

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. 

GOOD GRIEF SUPPORTERS TO ATTEMPT THE YORKSHIRE THREE PEAKS

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 […]

BEYOND THE MASK

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A GOOD GRIEF STORY – saying goodbye or saying hello again

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 […]

NUGGETS OF COMFORT and HOPE – TIPS FOR THE NEWLY BEREAVED

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 […]