“Time heals what reason cannot…”

Nothing like a bit of Roman philosophy to answer all life's questions... Though I am not sure even Seneca's wise words can ease the turmoil created by bereavement. It is nearly a year since I lost my mother and I can in all honesty say that the heartache is worse now than it has ever been. Default look seems to be a bit lost, and deep in thought like this photo my partner took of me. The initial shock and horror at realising I was so alone was at that time immediately knocked aside by the many and varied tasks that ensue from death. Probate matters, funeral arrangements and all the sad tasks which constitute 'tying up affairs' truly took care of my day to day existence. My character means I love paperwork and order so this was no difficult chore. When at last these seem to come to an end, what is ...