Grieving a Pet – A Tribute to Tabasco

My darling cat Tabasco would have been 16 today. He died 6 months ago. He hadn’t been too well for a few days and had started having fits. When the vet saw him he said that without further tests they couldn’t diagnose what was wrong. I didn’t want to put him through any invasive tests or any harrowing treatment, and More →

Interview on Living Raw Radio

“In an open, honest and very candid radio interview, I talk about my depression, bereavement, family estrangement and all the life events that have shaped me over the years.” Shalini Bhalla-Lucas

Interviewed by award-winning businesswoman and radio presenter Geeta Sidhu-Robb for her radio programme on Living Raw Radio. More →

Wife to Widow – A candid look at dying

Over the last few years I have been struck by how scared people are about talking about dying. So I get it – it isn’t the most cheerful topic to talk about over the dinner table! And, I think some of my friends are beginning to avoid me as I become a “death bore”. But, the thing is, we need More →

Hamari Adhoori Prem Kahani (Our Incomplete Love Story)

For Jeremy…. Hamari Adhoori Prem Kahani Jab hum mile to zindagi mili Do dil, do jaan ek hue Jab hum mile to hamari jahan ek hogayi Hamari prem kahani ko dhadkhan mili Lekin takdeerne hamarisaat bewafi kee Kuch pal ke liye humko judaa kargayi Ehsaas huan ki hum ek doosre ke bina saas nahin lesakte Aur hamari prem kahani adhoori More →