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Oscar The Scientist

Happy 12th birthday

Tomorrow my beautiful boy would have been 12 years old......I've got a picture in my mind of how I…


Leavers 2016

Leavers 2016

Guest Blog by Phil Martinez, Trustee of OSCAR's PBTC, friend, teacher and football coach. “I’ve…


Oscar leavers book 2016

Now life has killed the dream I dreamed

One of Oscar's friends sang a song at a street party recently and, although I do take some pride…


This month I became someone else

I have never been an over-protective mum. I think having four boys I would absolutely run myself to…


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A year of treatment

I remember exactly when Oscar got ill; it was a lovely Sunday in February and he’d played in a…


Running with Oscar

Earlier this month I joined 124 fantastic people to take on the challenge that is The Major Series…


Oscar Hughes

Oscar's 11th birthday

This month it is two years ago I last celebrated Oscar’s birthday with him and I find myself trying…


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A New Year

It is 2016, and I can no longer say “my son died last year” – I didn’t know that something like…


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You. My answer will always be you when they ask what I am thinking about.

This will be our second Christmas without Oscar and it is filled with conflicting emotions; it is…


Ian Pryer presents award to Marie Hughes

WHAT A NIGHT!

Last night I wrapped up my baby and took him out on the town for his first night out - it was a…