Remembering Helen

Today is the 5th anniversary of my beloved best friend, Helen Mardi Petrou’s passing. I can’t believe it’s been 5 years. I suppose part of the reason it just seems so improbable that it’s been that long is that all the lockdowns in 2020 and 2021 left us with no real moments to help judge the passing of time. The … Read More

Grief is a strange thing

As many of you probably know, my best friend passed away last year in August after a short final fight with cancer. It was Helen’s fourth bought of cancer and she’d always said to me after the third bought that if she got it again she was certain that would be it for her. So, when she got the diagnosis … Read More