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There is a word for it. There is actually a “technical” term that I have come across on the various websites about grief and mourning and bereavement that I read. It is a recognized psychological phenomenon, this unexpected and sudden … Weiterlesen

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Crossing Europe without Peter

Another first time: the Crossing Europe Film Festival ended yesterday, the first Crossing Europe ever without Peter. Although the involvement of our entire household last year became a bit intense in the end, Peter and I had worked for Crossing … Weiterlesen

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Missing Peter

Where are you, my love? Whatever has captured your attention elsewhere, it is time to stop and come home and focus now, before things get completely out of hand. Recently I dreamed that Paddy managed to find his father and … Weiterlesen

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A Widow’s Tasks

Peter and I lived together for twenty-five years, more than half of his short life. Within that space of time, together we built networks, fascinating networks of computers, strong networks of friends, two internationally successful businesses and an important and … Weiterlesen

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Changing Spaces – Reprise

By chance, on the day that Paddy was to drive our car to Vienna to move his things into his new flat in Vienna, we were woken very early by the postman, who delivered a very large box addressed to … Weiterlesen

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To be continued …

When I accidentally knocked this blog offline trying to update it and then wasn’t able to fix it for over a month, I was beginning to think it might be a sign that it’s time to give it up. The … Weiterlesen

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Family Crossing Europe

The Crossing Europe Film Festival Linz ended yesterday, and looking at my work calendar (and my bank account), there are other things I should be doing right now, but somehow I don’t feel quite ready to rejoin the rest of … Weiterlesen

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Not quite that quiet

Since the last entry in this blog is from October and I haven’t been doing a very good job of keeping up with email correspondence, it probably looks as though I haven’t been doing anything at all. That is not … Weiterlesen

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Today is Ada Lovelace Day, so people all over the world are writing blog posts about women in technology that have inspired them. Ever since I read the first announcement of this, I have been thinking of all the wonderful … Weiterlesen

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April is the cruelest month

„April is the cruelest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land“T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land Spring has always been a stressful time for us. Since Peter always needs to have instruments ready to show at the international early music … Weiterlesen

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