Category Archives: Caroline Shaw

And She Sang

It could only happen on Twitter. I was heading into Manchester for my MRI scan, passing the time before I set off on my journey. The light amusement that is Twitter takes over. “On the train to Manchester” was the … Continue reading

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Pride Swallowed

Well I suppose it was inevitable, the fall came, but at least there was nobody here to witness my pride going with it. I certainly don’t have any dignity left, and so I suppose it’s time for me accept that … Continue reading

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A Bag For Life

So, after eight days away I finally get to update the blog! I’ve seconded Lewis’ laptop for 24 hours to enable me to catch up. The absence was perhaps not unexpected, but events over the last week certainly have been. … Continue reading

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24 Hours From………….Disaster

I felt like deleting the last blog entry (Trouser Jazz & Cupcakes) even before I published it. By the time I got around to doing so I was feeling so ill I just wanted to delete it and start again, … Continue reading

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