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Spotlight On….The Pinks & Blues

I’m launching a new series on this blog called “Spotlight On”, where I will write about a person, organisation or company who have been very helpful to me and instrumental in my recovery as a bereaved mother.  For the first in my “Spotlight On” series I have picked “The Pinks & Blues”, run by a…

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The Self Preservation Society….

Just over 2 weeks ago I heard the news that an old friend who I knew from the literary writing circles where I live had passed away after a very brave battle with cancer.  I’ve had a lot of death and loss to deal with in the last year and a half since Frankie died,…

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Spring Cleaning Frankie’s Legacy….

As spring is now upon us (although you wouldn’t think so here in the UK as it is still chilly, windy and rainy) I thought it was time to have a spring clean of Frankie’s Legacy, and a general digital spring clean across my social media channels and other blogs that I write.  I’d been…

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Appreciate Our NHS….You’ll Miss It If It Goes….

 I was 33 weeks pregnant when Frankie was born sleeping, and my heart was broken, he would have been my first baby and I wanted him and loved him so much.  Through the devastation of losing him and leading up to him being born sleeping I had absolutely amazing care, support and compassion at Birmingham…

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Exciting News – Frankie’s Legacy Is Merging!

To all our valued friends, sponsors and supporters, We’re sure that some of you have noticed that for the last couple of months it has been quiet on the Frankie’s Legacy front, but we have been working very hard behind the scenes as we have made a decision to merge into another charity called Towards…

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The Announcement

It had to happen.  I was at work today getting on with my job, dealing with emails, phone calls and writing a report following a lunch meeting I had to attend in London yesterday and then BANG!! An announcement arrived via my work email – an announcement that I wasn’t expecting and that hit me…

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The Green Eyed Monster…..

Today was a day I hadn’t been looking forward to for a long time.  I should have looked forward to this day, I should have been excited and happy…but I just couldn’t be either of those things. What, you may ask, what the event that happened today that caused me to feel like this? Some…