Eat cake and thrive

One of the most ridiculous headlines to feature in the news this week has been this one…… “Dentists call to end workplace cake culture” The BBC were reporting about dentists who have been criticising ‘workplace cake culture’, saying that the sharing of sweet treats in the office is contributing to health problems. The article goes […]

Reasons to be cheerful 1,2,3

So I guess if you’re anywhere near my age you’re now humming that song (Ian Dury and the Blockheads Reasons to be Cheerful Part 3 by the way. yr welcome. I apologise in advance due to the fact that it’ll be going round in your head for at least an hour) and it’s a good […]

Guest post: Keeping Mum when cancer comes to visit your family

Was Peter really as pleased with this crying baby as he looks? In January 1962 I gave birth to a much wanted daughter Rosemary, a sister for Peter who was then 3 years old. He was a really good baby, very easy to bring up, what could change with a second one? On that January […]

Move over Lewis, I’m taking pole position on the starting grid…….

And I’m on it. The next waiting list. Hopefully the final waiting list. I feel I’ve turned into a professional waiter, not through choice but circumstance. Yesterday eventually came round and I saw my Oncologist again, for her to make the same recommendations again but this time I should, all going well and with no […]

Perfection from a stranger and a friend

The Oxford English Dictionary defines fate as ‘ (n) The development of events outside a person’s control, regarded as predetermined by a supernatural power’ and in its verb form ‘Be destined to happen, turn out, or act in a particular way’. This weekend fate took its natural course and produced something classic. Some of you […]