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Laughter is the Best Medicine

Back in time, in what really does seem like another universe, I used to “entertain” the patients of Kidderminster General Hospital. Radio Kidderminster Hospital Broadcasting Service provided three hours of music and conversation every evening. I looked after Mondays and … Continue reading

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If you want to get ahead, get a hat.

Mum was never one for talking politics so even if circumstances were different, I doubt she’d have had much to say about the General Election when I visited her yesterday. I told her I was preparing to work through the … Continue reading

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My Mum, the Film Star

Recently, I was contacted by a student from London. Tom had read my blog and was making a short documentary on the care system along with two of his fellow students from City University in London. Would I take part? … Continue reading

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It’s Better than Friday

I took Mum’s cousin Pam to see her on Easter Sunday. Pam is one of the few people Mum continued to recognise after she moved into the care home although I’m not sure she knew her this time. Pam’s father died … Continue reading

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Laughter

I’ll resist the temptation to run a caption competition. There were plenty of Valentines balloons left over when I popped in to see Mum today and we just had to have a game of keep the balloon in the air didn’t … Continue reading

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