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My first piece was published in the Times of London about a holiday in a small village in southern France. I've written a lot of psychology non fiction and also work in films. I have finished doing a massive DVD based on a reading of the Bible - it took 78 hours - a church in London. My son Reuben who died tragically young edited a book Freud on Coke which was published in the UK by Cutting Edge Press of which Reuben was editorial director. Reuben left two novels which I and the rest of his family see are published because they are very good.
Like some men tend to I have dealt or half dealt with my grief by working. I wrote a small e book called The Prince's Book which was advice to Prince George, the son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on how to survive the royals. It's a subject I know something about not because I am royal but because I wrote a book and made a film on Diana as well as writing a book Bringing them up Royal on how the British royals have brought up their kids since 1066 when William the Conqueror won the battle of Hastings.
I am also finishing a film on Ted Hughes' childhood and how it influenced his poetry.
You cannot escape grief but, for me and this is highly individual, work is some sort of balm. I say the Kaddish every day for my son and tell him what I'm writing. When he was alive he would have encouraged, criticised, engaged. Now of course it is all in my head.
As one poet writing of the death of a child wrote You feel you can't go on You go on