Monthly Archives: November 2016

Love and marriage

They used to go together like a horse and carriage but maybe that pretty little rhyming metaphor should be updated a bit. How about going together like an electric car and the cable that you need to plug in to … Continue reading

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Where were you Dr House?

We went back yesterday, exactly one month later, looking for answers. I was really only there as support. A cane for my husband to lean on as we walked back into the building, back into the sights and sounds and … Continue reading

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Geronimo!

This was our war cry, our shout of freedom as we jumped feet first into the swimming pool which surely can’t have been much warmer than the air around us in this village in the south west of Scotland. But … Continue reading

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10 Years a Bitch

This is my bad week and anyone who knows me well enough will understand what this means. It doesn’t mean I’m a little gloomy or down in the dumps. It means that this is the week of the month when … Continue reading

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Duck! It’s Donald…

Maybe we should do more than just duck. Maybe we should run. Run for cover. Run for our lives. Run as far and as fast as we can. Run and hide in a cave on a desert island. And there … Continue reading

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Mammo mia!

I’m still shaking and I’m still hurting because although the pretty young radiologist was very nice and chatty, she pushed and pulled me about like some kind of old rag doll, squashing me between two plastic plates, telling me not … Continue reading

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Write here, write now

I’ve been wondering recently what’s making me do this. What’s making me take my little red-coated tablet up to the fading sofa in my room, where the sun warms my shoulders, and let the words drip from my fingertips? Is … Continue reading

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