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Linda Wride
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Not fade away... a year on
Well, Steve....it's here....the first anniversary of your death.   In some ways it feels like only yesterday - the memories of your last weekend  are so vivid. ...watching England play Italy in the Six Nations rugby match; exchanging Valentine cards; making...
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Jack's big bike ride in Steve's memory
As I write, the Tour de France cycle ride has reached stage 20 - a mountain stage in the French Alps between Megeve and Morzine - around 146 km, with four big climbs (and descents) along the route.  It's the last mountain stage of Le Tour 2016, and a tough ...
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The Coroner's Inquest
The Coroner's Inquest into Steve's death took place on Wednesday, 6 July.  Such inquests are routine in the UK when someone dies as a result of mesothelioma, because it's usually caused by exposure to asbestos in the course of employment and is therefore cl...
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It's almost time.....
This time next week, my son Jack will be cycling a stage of the Tour de France (L'Etape du Tour) in memory of Steve who died in February, and to raise money for Mesothelioma UK - a charity which supports people diagnosed with the cancer that killed Steve, a...
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Delighted to see my image Lady in Waiting given a gold award by Camero Pixo!
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More baby steps forward on a special anniversary
Spoiler alert Some go you may find the section "Homecoming" upsetting An anniversary 7 years ago today, Steve was told he had mesothelioma and that his life expectancy was in the region of 12-18 months. In fact, he outlived that estimate by many years...it'...
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Gearing up for the big bike ride
Regular readers of the blog will be aware that in July my son Jack is riding L'Etape du Tour (a mountain stage of the Tour de France open to non-professional cyclists). He is doing it to fundraise for Mesothelioma UK in memory of his dad, my husband Steve, ...
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Three months on and a lifetime later
It's three months to the day since Steve died.  In some ways, it seems like a lifetime ago, so much has happened since then.  In other ways, it seems like only yesterday....the events of 15 February are etched on my memory like a video... Not surprisingly, ...
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Moving forward
It's been a whole month since Steve's funeral and some three weeks since my last blog post. Because they hadn't heard from me for a while, some of my Facebook friends were concerned that I've been shutting myself away during that time.  So this post is to r...
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