Category Archives: coffee

I Huffed and I Puffed……..

Wow, things are moving so quickly again, I’ve got appointments coming out of my ears at the moment, and it looks like I’ll back in hospital within a matter of weeks. I’ve hardly had chance to catch my breath (no … Continue reading

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Rumours

You don’t know how lucky you are. You’ve been saved from a five page moan about how sorry I was feeling for myself, and how horrible the last 72 hours have been. Chemo 3: urgh! Anyway, you’ve been saved from … Continue reading

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Early Morning Reflections

It’s just gone 6 o’clock Tuesday morning, and I’m up writing this. There’s been quite a gap since my last entry, and although I’ve sat down and written loads and loads, changing circumstances has meant that it was out of … Continue reading

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T4N1M1

Did you spot the whirlwind over Springhead earlier this week? That was the home help that hit my home on Tuesday.  Shall we call her Mrs. C from now on? I knew from firstly having spoken to her on the … Continue reading

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A Room With A View

This is one of those ‘not sure where to start’ entries, as a lot has happened since I last wrote. The uncertainty as to where I was heading was soon resolved, I was admitted as an emergency at The Christie … Continue reading

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Curtains For Cameron

It’s snowing again outside, well it would be strange if it was snowing inside wouldn’t it. A couple of hours ago I looked out of the window and all I could see was frost and ice on the road. Now … Continue reading

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