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Writer Andrea Corrie on the 200 Voices podcast, photo of her son James Clark
200 Voices an RNLI podcast

‘I had a mother’s instinct that something awful had happened’

Episode 38 – Andrea Corrie: For James

After her son drowned, Andrea Corrie worked with the RNLI to help bereaved families. Her two books offer comfort to anyone living with loss.

In July 2005, 19-year-old James Clark drowned after spending an evening in Kingston with friends. His mother Andrea shares her deeply moving story of how losing James prompted her tireless work to campaign for water safety and drowning prevention.

Finding solace in writing, hear how Andrea wrote two books about dealing with grief to support bereaved people through the darkest of times and help them to one day find light.