Everyone grieves differently…

We all grieve in our own way. Some do so privately and silently. Others need to share their grief with others. Some will hunger for empathy.   Others will want to walk alone. Some will want to hang on to the pain of their grief for as long as it takes. Other will want to leave […]

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 […]

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 […]

Worldwide Candle Lighting (TCF)

This is a very quick post to say that after six weeks on the road we have arrived safely back in Mexico City where we took part in the 19th Worldwide Candle Lighting Ceremony organised by The Compassionate Friends.  This annual event takes place at 7pm local time on 13th December creating a wave of […]

SAYING THEIR NAMES IN MEXICO

Gisel reads to her cousin Santiago at his graveside Arriving in Oaxaca, Mexico for The Day of the Dead after 8 weeks filming in the USA it felt as if we didn’t quite know how this stage of our journey would fit in to our Good Grief Project or indeed if it was part of the […]