Monthly Archives: August 2011

Blood is Thicker than Water

Today it is 12 months since my darling baby sister had her cancer removed, and so today I dedicate my blog to her in celebration of her recovery. I remember thinking at the time ‘why couldn’t it be me’, well … Continue reading

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Full Cancer Breakfast

A sad day as I waved Lew goodbye on his 300 mile journey home. He’ll be home within 5 hours, and that includes the trip across London and half hour wait for his connecting train at Victoria. As well as … Continue reading

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Better late than never

Two blogs for the price of one today, due to the lateness of posting after the most amazing day I’ve just had. But more of that later. Well, to be precise, not two blogs, but one covering two days. You … Continue reading

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Hair to dye, gone tomorrow

Despite the relaxation of restrictions in my diet, I’m finding it difficult to eat anything of substance. A few mouthfuls and I’m stuffed. The appetite disappears. I was feeling hungry as soon as we entered the supermarket yesterday, yet all I … Continue reading

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You have 10 new messages

Another day in Manchester yesterday just underlined how much I love the place. The I © MCR campaign is in overdrive, it’s so good to see so many posters, and people walking round with I © MCR badges, hoodies, t … Continue reading

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Coolness is Restored

  I am under pressure today to get something written. Yesterday was hectic and immensely enjoyable and didn’t end until the early hours of this morning. Was it a celebration? Well I suppose in a way it was, in light … Continue reading

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A Take of Two Jackets

  As simple as it seems, I have bought new re-chargeable batteries for my house phone. I’m not going to be beaten by this broadband. I’m going to have to find out what it is that interfering with my internet … Continue reading

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Songs for the Deaf

  Despite my fears, previous high’s of traffic on my blog have been surpassed. Whereas initial figures were like a row of bungalows on the chart, it now resembles the skyline of Manhattan. It seems there are a lot of … Continue reading

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Don’t die of embarrassment

  An exciting day. Lewis arrives from the sunny south coast. As I write this he should be just about dragging himself out of bed for the 4 hour train journey north. The plan was that we would be going … Continue reading

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Perfect timing……almost

  I am delighted to report…that the slug pellets worked. A pound well spent, proven by the trail of slime around the fortress I created to protect my plants. There have been some casualties over the past few weeks, but … Continue reading

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