Sunday, 8 December 2019

Lost without presence

If no-one is directly alongside Julie’s mother, she thinks she is entirely alone in the world. The large pink cushion with a tiny white person isolated in the centre represents her mother feeling ‘desolate’, ‘despairing’ and completely ‘at a loss’. This perceived abandonment was poignant and hard to bear for family, friends and staff whose companionship was given generously.
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