Monthly Archives: June 2014

You’re Crackers

This is the first post of my 51st year. Many happy returns? Why, thank you. I reached my half century on Saturday and celebrated with a fabulous party – well, I certainly enjoyed it. 80 or so friends, ranging from … Continue reading

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With a Little Help from my Friends

It’s half past five in the morning and I’m blogging. That’s a phrase which would never have crossed my keyboard a few years ago but I was woken by my two cats playing hide and seek with the bedroom door at … Continue reading

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In Defence of Dementia Friends

Until Mum’s diagnosis, I didn’t spend much time reading about health matters. Before my father succumbed to Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma in 2009, which was followed obscenely quickly by confirmation that Mum had Alzheimer’s, my family had largely been blessed with robust … Continue reading

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You’re Enjoying This, Aren’t You!

By chance, while searching for something entirely different in the attic, I came across a cassette recorded in 1977. For younger readers, a cassette was a vessel which contained an audio recording. It was quite state of the art back then. … Continue reading

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