Grieving for My Grandad – 17 Years On

Every time something good happens in my life, the moment is bittersweet as my grandad isn’t here to witness it. He wasn’t there to see me pass my GCSE’s or my A Levels and he wasn’t in the crowd when I graduated from University.  He wasn’t around to witness me get married, or able to hold his great grand children. He wasn’t around to see me start my own business,...

Why Cancer is an Absolute Bitch – Remembering my Grandad 

The awful news that has shocked and saddened the population this week – the deaths of two famous and popular artists David Bowie and Alan Rickman, resonated with me on a personal level. Both celebrities died from cancer, something my own grandad passed away from 14 years ago when I was just twelve years old.  My granddad and I were incredibly close, he was much more like a dad to...