Category Archives: Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

What A Marathon

News reports on the Boston Marathon this week reminded me it’s 12 months since I had the second of my lung operations. It was the night before my op as I listened to the radio trying to drop off to … Continue reading

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The Healing Spirit of Avalon

I received many many messages following my last blog entry , after the sad death of Hannah. I really do appreciate the fact that people take time to comment and send me messages – thank you ! I have to … Continue reading

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@sitemanagergal – Another post I didn’t want to type

I don’t apologise for using the title of someone else’s blog today http://sitemanagergal.wordpress.com/2013/03/27/another-post-i-didnt-want-to-type/ I could never have imagined that I would be sitting down writing this. No sooner had I published my blog yesterday than I received the awful awful … Continue reading

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Sweet Dreams

That’s another one crossed off, not quite so quick this time, but seven days isn’t bad. By the time the anaesthetic had worn off and wires and tubes removed, I was ready to come home. Well in my mind anyway. … Continue reading

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Glastonbury Ticket Trauma

Damn, what an opportunity missed. Through the power of social media my blog broke through the thousand reads in a day mark, not just broke through but smashed it with over 1600 people visiting the site in a 24 hour … Continue reading

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