“I still love him and I miss him.” Losing the thing you are most sure of and coming out the other side - a story about life, love and loss. A 12-part memoir by Sophie Townsend.
24:35The washing machine breaks. The bills are mounting. Sophie almost electrocutes herself. And just as it couldn’t get any worse, it’s raining and there’s nowhere for the delivery men to park. Now she is going to be late for her appointment. A Falling Tree production for the BBC World Service.
7. Port in the storm
25:50“His death is nothing like the worst thing. The worst thing is now.” Sophie is struggling after Russell’s death. Everyone is trying to help, but is saying the wrong thing – except one person, who knows what it’s like because his wife has died. A Falling Tree production for the BBC World Service.
5. The crowded goodbye
34:22“He was covered in flowers and looked so peaceful.” The children put them in his hair and all around him. They stroked his head and kissed him. “It was as though he could see Sophie and the girls were surrounded by lots of love. And he was surrounded by love. And perhaps Russell felt it was a safe time to go.” A Falling Tree production for the BBC World Service.