Grief is a Freight Train (a tribute to Jackie Rose)

This weekend was full of joy and laughter, campness and sunshine. This weekend was a celebration of life and an anniversary of sorts. You see, this time last year an amazing lady and a friend who I really only got to know in the last handful of years, lost her long-running battle with cancer. Luckily,…More

Strength, Courage and Wisdom

A couple of people have sent me the link to Angelina Jolie’s piece in the New York Times on 14th May 2013 that talks about her decision to have a double mastectomy, the process of which started in February just like mine did. In her case, she has the BRCA1 gene and is able to…More

Searching for the thrill of it

April has been a hugely busy month full of exciting ideas and learning new things. It feels like I’ve crammed more new things into my brain in the last 3 weeks than in the last 3 years. And it’s a brain that is WORKING PROPERLY AGAIN! Yaaaaaaaaaaaay! 😀 It’s funny how you don’t know what…More