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 […]

10 Blisteringly marvellous things to say when Cancer or other life-changing diseases are in the mix

Following on from my last post regarding what not to say to someone with cancer (or any other life-changing disease) the obvious continuation is what to say, so here it is folks. And the first thing I have to recommend is that in many ways there is no recommendation, no formulaic 6-point plan or a […]

I really enjoyed my first Threesome………

I knew that title would catch your eye and so I’m not going to immediately tell you all about it; whilst I’ve got you here I’m going to keep you here as any blogger worth their salt will tell you is the trick. A while ago I published a post about Switching Tribes which had […]

Dear Daddy, a letter from your newborn son

Well only one thing dominates this post- the birth of our first grandchild. New life. A positive pointer in the right direction. To celebrate his arrival and the evolving parent, grandparent and great-grandparenthood in progress I thought I’d repost a blog I wrote a little while ago. You’ll soon see why it’s so relevant. Welcome […]

1st Year #Cancerversary

So exactly one year ago today I received my cancer diagnosis. 1 year, 12 months, 52 weeks, 365 days, 8760 hours, 525,600 minutes and 31,536,000 seconds worth of cancer. I’m not who I was this time last year and my family are forever changed too. But, as the saying goes ‘Life goes on’. There’s only […]