Joanie – five years gone: but never forgotten!

After a week of emotional, physical and cognitive darkness this week starts with the commemoration of Mom’s passing. In some ways when I received the call from Den early that morning it brought some peace to the stresses Mom’s body was going through in her last days: her spirit had given up the ghost some

Joanie – five years gone: but never forgotten!… carry on reading

Clinical Trial: Day Two – working for my Chicken Supreme (and then the struggles of Day Three)

Day Two started much the same as Day One; albeit in a different bed space. In fact the waking day was fine. I wrote my Blog of Day One. I managed my low-impact exercises, I watched a bit more video and read a bit more of Mark Billingham’s “The Dying Hours”. I was stilling enjoying

Clinical Trial: Day Two – working for my Chicken Supreme (and then the struggles of Day Three)… carry on reading

Two years in: this virus still bites!

Originally this was to be titled “That was the week that was!” – harking back to the “Braden Beat”, Millicent Martin (recently seen on “Grace and Frankie”), “The Frost Report” and those other mid-Sixties satire shows. But life happened and Covid struck! What follows is my recollection of firstly – the week that was –

Two years in: this virus still bites!… carry on reading

Headway Luton: Jubilee Celebration

Houghton Regis Memorial Hall, LU5 5DX: June 1st 2022. Yesterday we were most pleased to attend a lovely celebration of Her Majesty’s Seventy Year (and still counting) reign. This was all organised by the Staff team at Headway Luton, mainly Vanessa, but I’m sure all contributed a fantastic amount; more than contracted!!. Everyone was present

Headway Luton: Jubilee Celebration… carry on reading

Seven years along this Leukaemia Journey: “What a long strange trip it’s been!”

The first four months (or thereabouts! “A new year; a new challenge!”  That’s what I said/wrote on January 1st 2015. How many folk have said that to themselves? How many times did I repeat it like a mantra all through the Autumn of 2014? Well now it’s 2015 and how things have changed!? Putting a

Seven years along this Leukaemia Journey: “What a long strange trip it’s been!”… carry on reading

“It’s CHRISTMAS”

With a real Noddy Holder bellow – I’m proclaiming the Twelve Day Feast of Christmas is here!I’m adding the content of an email I sent out this morning, with the same spirit, presenting a short animation of the Nativity. “Merry Christmas everyone” Shakin’ Stevens is not my usual reference point for starting a short Blog.

“It’s CHRISTMAS”… carry on reading