Monthly Archives: October 2014

Making Sense of Something

“Hello dear. I don’t suppose you’ve got any work to do, have you?” It wasn’t quite the greeting I’d expected when I popped in to see Mum yesterday. It could have been a reference to the fact that it was … Continue reading

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Mum’s Dumplings

No, this hasn’t become Carry On Blogging but the title for this post is apt.¬† Much has been written, a fraction of it in this blog, about how important it is to see the person and not the dementia. Mum … Continue reading

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Don’t judge

Amid the many reflections on dementia across the BBC this week, one contribution has probably prompted a greater response than the rest. Sir Ian Botham was interviewed about his father Les who lived with dementia until his death in 2005. … Continue reading

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Joining me to talk about….

It’s been rather an odd day. After working¬†in various roles for the BBC for more than a quarter of a century, the boot was very definitely on my other foot today as I was a guest on BBC Coventry and … Continue reading

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