Goodbye 2011, Hello 2012

2011 has been a tough year for me. On January 2nd, my father died. He had a stroke 6 weeks previously and never really recovered. Last Christmas was the first festive period which I had spent visiting family and visiting my dad in hospital every evening. It was a very surreal experience. As New Year came about, I was busy gathering the family as much as possible and the inevitable happened. The next few weeks it was arranging the paperwork and the funeral, and we had our father cremated on 27th January. After the service, I was in the pub … Continue reading Goodbye 2011, Hello 2012