Back in February, Huunuu ran a virtual literary festival about death, dying, bereavement and loss.
As part of the festival they collected real life stories to be published on their website. Today, mine went live.
“I feel I have lived with grief for most of my life. My brother died when I was eleven, a year and a day later my grandfather died and so it went on. With the loss of extended family, friends and family friends, I went to countless funerals by the time I was in my early twenties. At the same point in his life, my husband was experiencing his first close bereavement…”
If you would like to read the full post, please click here: Losing Someone is Hard.
It gives a very personal insight into my life with grief and will hopefully give some idea of where my passion to help children through my work has come from.