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Battling through university

7th April 2023

Dealing with grief and the lack of compassion in the University’s ‘support structures’. My mum passed away at the end of my first year of university, and it was the hardest thing I have ever faced. She died at the end of April, and three days later, I found myself sitting in Bute Hall, trying ...

To absent mothers

13th March 2021

What’s Mother’s Day like for those who no longer have their mum around? Emily Menger-Davies shares her experience. “What are your plans for Mother’s Day?” The dreaded question inevitably arrives every year from an unassuming, innocent and well-intentioned acquaintance. As supermarket shelves fill to the brim with cards, flowers and chocolates, friends and family make ...