It is with sorrow that I write of the passing of Sue Vincent. I often say that blogging has changed my life, and that is absolutely true – what started as a little place to write about writing and whatever was on my mind became so much more, the friendships I’ve made here ones that will last a lifetime. Sue was one such friend. While I didn’t get to spend much time with her in the ‘real world’, I feel truly blessed to have known her. My heart goes out to Stuart, and her family, and all those who loved her.
Sue was someone who often seemed to be magic, a fairy dancing across the hills in dainty shoes and flowing skirts, while the rest of us trudged along behind her in hiking boots and wet-weather gear. Yet she was real, and down to earth, warm and generous and kind, and gave the most wonderful hugs.
When I first heard of her diagnosis, I wrote a post about it. You can read it here. But really, head over to her blog, or that of The Silent Eye, and read all the beautiful words she wrote from her heart, of life and magic and mystery and love, of gentle teachings and magical journeys through the landscape, and of course, the small dog.
She will be greatly missed.
I’m so sad about this. I didn’t know her well, but I’ve been following her blog for years. It’s terrible, I seem to have lost quite a few bloggy friends along the way, some quite young.
Yes, it’s awful, isn’t it? She will be so very missed by so many.
Yes, she will be greatly missed.
She will indeed
She will indeed. Beautiful photos and words, Helen. This is not easy ❤️
Thanks, Alethea. It really isn’t, is it?
Feeling the void 😦
Hi Helen, This news is not unexpected but it is still a shock. I really loved Sue even though I also only knew her through the Blogosphere. Life can be very unfair.
It really can be, can’t it? She will be so very missed. x
Lovely pictures. Sue has taught me so much over the years and yet I have never met her in person. She will be thought of with love by so many. My heart goes out to Stuart and her family and especially Ani.
Mine also. She was so very loved by so many. x
Beautiful pictures and words. I never actually met through but she was always such an inspiration, giving wonderful encouragement and sharing her knowledge with us all. She will be sadly missed. Thank you for sharing this with us. KL ❤
Thank you. She was, and she will be missed x
Lovely post and photos, Helen. 💗 I am so sorry.
Thank you, Sarah xx
Reblogged this on Stuart France and commented:
A tribute to Sue, from Helen…
Thanks, Stuart xx
Yes, sorry about that, I appear to be logged into Sue’s account and unable to exit. It does allow me to change the author on the actual reblog but this has the potential to be confusing or upsetting for people… Thanks for the tribute and your kind words… 😉
Always, Stu – sending lots of love your way 🙂
Ah, such a hole in the blogsphere. She was one of a kind, wasn’t she Helen? Such a way with words…
She certainly was, Geoff. She will be very much missed x
She’s deep in the stones and hills and dales, and she’s become part of the Path we walk in the Spirit Realms.
She is absolutely there, dancing among the heather, weaving around the stones, walking the pathways between this world and the next. I’ll look for her there, next time I go.
Send her a wink and a nod from me. 🙂
I will 🙂 And you too, if you see her.
Will do. 🙂
A beautiful post Helen about a beautiful woman. As you say she has touched us all. She is immortalised in her blog and will live on in our hearts. Beautiful photos.💜
Thanks, Willow. It’s hard to believe she’s no longer with us, isn’t it? (though she is, in some way) xx
She will nalways be in our hearts 💜💜
She will 🙂
Of course 💜💜
Sue was irreplaceable….. infectious giggle, wise, kind, and unselfish….. and so much more….
She really was. All of those things and so much more…
This is a beautiful post, Helen. How tragic that her life was cut so short. She meant so much to so many.
Thanks so much, Marsha. It is terribly sad – she will be so missed.
Yes she will. I feel badly because she sent me a book. It was doo good I bought it from Amazon but I never got my review written. She was so talented.
She was. A marvellous talent and a great teacher.
I wish I had known her longer and better. Thanks for sharing, Helen.
Me too. And you’re very welcome 🙂
A truly lovely post Helen. We will all miss Sue so very much.
Thank you 🙂 We will, won’t we? It’s hard to believe she’s gone.
I know. Even though it was expected, we all hoped for a little longer………….
We did, didn’t we? It always seems as though there is time, until there isn’t…
I’m sorry to hear this, Helen. Your love for Sue was so evident in everything you wrote about her and the time you spent together. xx
Thanks so much, Louise. Yes, it’s very sad – she will be so missed by so many. I’m glad I got to spend some time together with her, though xx
I’m so sorry to hear this. 😥
It’s so sad, isn’t it? xx
Thank you 🙂