Monthly Archives: June 2013

32. Stem Cells Safely Back Home

It is done! The build-up of the last six months has culminated in an extremely civilised affair which began at 3.03pm in Bournemouth, today, and included a steaming cauldron containing my stem cells. How symbolic and alchemical is that? I … Continue reading

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31. Making the gods laugh

The best way to make the gods laugh is definitely to make plans. Or even a plan, especially when you are going through chemo. We completely cleared the diary when all this started, taking everything very much as it came … Continue reading

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Stephen and Margaret’s Day by the Sea

Greetings :-) Well the years of yoga etc have indeed paid off. I went for the lung function tests today and mine are extremely big. An average sized pair of lungs are between 80 – 120 somethings (forgotten what exactly!) … Continue reading

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30. Signing My Life Away

I have to apologise in advance (and, it seems, retrospectively) for the strain of slightly sick humour that runs through these blogs; I blame it all on my family, as my father started it and it was more than ably … Continue reading

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29. An In-betweenie

  ‎My heart is so small it’s almost invisible. How can You place such big sorrows in it? “Look,” He answered, “your eyes are even smaller, yet they behold the world.” Rumi   It is strange being an in-betweenie. For … Continue reading

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