The last few weeks have been very difficult. Thanks to everyone who has sent cards, messages, and support in many different ways.
As well as coping with grief, it’s been a time of making arrangements, dealing with what was a slight delay, but finally dad’s funeral took place on Monday.
It was a lovely send off, everyone in the family pulling together and playing a part and many friends attending.
It’s so strange to think of dad no longer being here – he was such a strong physical presence in my life, even when he was so challenged through his dementia.
I still think of him often, but from a new perspective.
I am in no way a poet, but I wrote this verse that was read at his funeral, which pretty much sums up how I feel.