Ring the bells

Ring the bells, wake the town, Everyone is sleeping. Shout at the crowd, wake them up This anger’s deeper than sleep. Got to keep awake to what is happening. I can’t see a thing through my ambitions, I no longer feel like God is watching over me Got to tell the world we’ve all been dreaming This is not the…More

Forget what we’re told

Today was the day I had the news about me that I neither wanted nor was really expecting. After all, most of the conversations up until that point had been about a surprise that my tumour was anything but benign in the first place, and certainly the node biopsies had been negative. But no. I…More

Being Boring

I’ve had a bit of time to myself today. I read a book, watched some TV, and pottered about – but I’ve been a bit fidgety. I had a visit at lunchtime for a few minutes from someone I’ve not kept in touch with as much as I’d like but who has been a big part…More

Shut your eyes

Shut your eyes, I spin the big chair And you’ll feel dizzy, light and free And falling gently on the cushion You can come and sing to me I’ve had some pretty strange dreams over the last few days. In Saturday night’s dream, I was on a beach pottering about between rock pools. Most of…More

Nobody said it was easy…

Had a nice chat to a friend who’s living in Holland at the moment. She’s moved back there after living in the UK for many years. The catalyst for that was a combination of things including the break up of a relationship and the end of one of her work contracts. Originally, my friends and…More