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THE ONLY WEALTH WE HAVE IS OUR RELATIONSHIPS

Oscar’s funeral was exactly 4 years ago on Sunday 13th May – it is also the day we attempt to take…


LOSING MY BREATH AND NEVER QUITE CATCHING IT AGAIN

My grandmother died this Christmas. She had a peaceful death and had just been, as she had always…


IF LOVE COULD HAVE SAVED YOU, YOU WOULD HAVE LIVED FOREVER

What I want today on Oscar's 13th birthday is to sit and cry all day. But I can't - I have 3 other…


It is what it is...

  I can’t count how many times I have used the expression ‘it is what it is’. It is my get out…


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…


oscar hospital

A year of treatment

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