Dear Rebecca

  • 08/02/2020 The start of a new chapter

     Dear Rebecca, This week marks the first week after eight and half years where I don’t have the cushion of being employed by a massive corporate c...
  • 27/01/2021 One Year On

    Dear Rebecca,How has it been a year since we lost you? I know we speak most days, be it when I bring Asher home from nursery and we look into the s...
  • 04/12/2021 - Lockdown Loneliness

    Dear Rebecca, For the past week I have come down with a temperature and flu like symptoms. Work has been pretty full on and I have been working lat...
  • 10/11/2021 - The Police Report

    Dear Rebecca, Today has shaken me to my core. I haven’t felt this deep pain like this since the day we found our we had lost you. In the UK for any...
  • 10/10/2020 World Mental Health Day

    Dear Rebecca, Today is world mental health day an important and poignant day for me where people all over the world come together to raise awarene...
  • 10/09/2021 - Moving Day

    Dear Rebecca, Today, so I thought would be a happy day. We are moving. We have been in our flat in London during lockdown and trying to look after ...
  • 13/04/2020 - Sophie Says COVID-19 Fundraiser

    Dear Rebecca,  Over the past month, I have watched the news unfold and felt at a loss. I desperately want to help. But I’m not a doctor or a frontl...
  • 05/03/2020 - Buckingham Palace

    Dear Rebecca,  Last Thursday, I had the opportunity of a lifetime. I was one of six young leaders chosen by the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust t...
  • 03/02/2020 - Your Funeral

    Dear Rebecca,  This time last week was the most difficult day of my life so far.This time last week we buried you, my beautiful sister.Having suffe...
  • Dear Rebecca

    Dear Rebecca, is my personal blog which is essentially my diary which I have been keeping and writing to my sister (hence the name Dear Rebecca) since she tragically passed away from her battle with mental illness. Below you will find a raw and honest account of my life as a human dealing with grief whilst trying to be a mother to a 2 year old and running my own business, Sophie Says - a children's brand which aims to make life's most important lessons fun to learn whilst ensuring all children regardless of gender, race, religion or background can see themselves represented and believe they can achieve their dreams.