I guess that this week people will be celebrating (if that’s the right word) the anniversary. More specifically, the first anniversary of me posting my drivel on a blog – or maybe VE Day, I suppose. Both are, of course, momentous events although I will grant that maybe – just maybe – one of them […]Read more "One Year"
And so it comes to pass – the move to downstairs living is complete (give or take a lick of paint – on the walls, not me), all the junk is junked, my new website is published, I have a nicely organised ‘to do’ list, my car is replaced, and I have Quoth the Raven […]Read more "Everything In Its Place"
This is a tough one. Maybe the toughest yet – and that includes anything I wrote after my diagnosis. I finished work here at home on Thursday afternoon, happy that I had achieved all I’d set out to do, and content in the knowledge that even if I can’t run (or dance) any more, at […]Read more "Terry RIP"
Back in the days of my youth – when I had lot more hair and the facial stuff didn’t display quite so much snowy colouring – I used to more or less court controversy with my tastes and views. In my last year at school I even ‘stood’ as the candidate for the least supported […]Read more "Guilty Pleasures"
Even for an old relic like me, the modern world offers some fascinating advances – and ones which make all sorts of things possible. The older I get, the more I’ve come to realise that some things change naturally and for the better – although some older truths simply become more evident – and it’s […]Read more "Dig the Digital"
I was a lucky child – and many say, despite my condition, that I retain that luck in some areas today. Some also say that I retain the childishness but they’re just mega-meanies. One of the areas I was most fortunate with was the writted… I mean written word, in that I both developed a love of […]Read more "The Stuff What They Had Writted"
It’s great to be back behind the keyboard after my brief but highly necessary sojourn to a surprisingly pleasant London hospital (forgive the words ‘surprisingly pleasant’ but I remember the NHS of the Blair years…). Since my return I have been focusing on two things – getting back to work right now and starting to […]Read more "Write On"