Blogging

Welcome to my blog – here I write about life, loss, resilience, honesty, vulnerability, happiness, creativity, books, cancer, kids, and much more... It’s a bit of an odd mix, but that’s me!

“Is Daddy Coming Back in a Minute?” and other questions children might ask in the days following the (sudden) death of a loved one – and how to answer them.

April 15, 2021 , ,
In April 2009, my 34-year old husband Martin suffered a fatal heart attack. No family history, no previous symptoms. He... Read more

(Child) Grief doesn’t go away…

February 6, 2021 ,
It is so important to remember that grief doesn’t go away. Adult grief doesn’t; child grief doesn’t. And children don’t... Read more

“Is it still okay to have cuddles?”

February 5, 2021
Sorry I’ve been so quiet – Charlie Meyer Illustration and I have been working away in the background on my... Read more

Hang in there…

March 28, 2020
Today I was meant to speak at the WAY Widowed and Young AGM. I am gutted that this had to... Read more

Children’s books explaining cancer – UPDATE

February 6, 2020
As you may or may not know, I have written two new children’s books. The first explains cancer and cancer... Read more

The day my plane didn’t crash…

November 23, 2019
As I sit here, replaying yesterday in my head, I am filled with emotion and deep, deep gratitude. I feel... Read more

My first ever podcast is live!

November 15, 2019 , ,
I am sooooooo excited that my first ever podcast is live. Thank you Kylie from EGG for giving me this... Read more

“Benny’s Hat” – a beautiful book about a sibling’s death to cancer

November 4, 2019
Benny’s Hat Text by Juliet Clare Bell Illustrations by Dave Gray Published by Pomelo Pip in 2017   Benny’s Hat... Read more

Halloween origami pumpkin fun with folding instructions…

October 31, 2019
  I love origami, and came up with these easy-to-fold, fun origami pumpkins. Hope you love them as much as... Read more

Absolutely stunningly beautiful!

October 17, 2019
Brand eXperience Design NEXEN UniverCity “The Infinity Wall” MAY. 2019