For People Living With Cancer

Unfinished business

I am a very lucky man. I have a loving and supportive family, and the best friends that anyone could ever wish for. I have a social life as busy as I can cope with, and I get asked to do lots of very exciting things. My days are

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Stepping off lifes treadmill for a few days!

Having not been able to work for a few years now, my average week has taken on very different connotations. With regular hospital visits and my weekly volunteering, and football on Saturdays, a new pattern has emerged. It is still a routine, but a different routine. I

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We all deal with things differently

I spend most of my spare time talking to people who’s lives have been affected by cancer, either directly or indirectly, including patients, relatives, friends, and also health professionals. My personal experience has been an  extremely harsh apprenticeship to serve but I can understand why it had

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A beautiful world!

A beautiful world!

(THOMAS) Well here he is Chris, not the best photo but will send you better ones when we have downloaded them!! “Loved the programme, the blog is inspiring i love reading it and you do have the effect of making us sit up and think, thank you” ” Re

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Fallout from a cancer diagnosis

Stiliyan Petrov to retire from football after leukaemia diagnosis, saying ‘football is over, this is the end’ Reading about the very sad case of Stiliyan Petrov the Aston Villa footballer, prompted me to write about the shock of  receiving a cancer diagnosis. I, like most people never thought

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The mantra for my life.

DON’T GIVE UP When things go wrong as they often will,When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill,When the funds are low and the debts are high,And you want to smile, but you have to sigh,When care is pressing you down a bit,Rest if you must but

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How we affect other peoples lives

First of all please accept my apologies for a delay in fresh posts, but regular readers will know why. The last few days have been like a blur!! So many things have happened to me that it really is like a story book.When I first started writing

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A very different life now!

As you regular readers may know, I am always feeling a little thoughtful on a Monday morning.Today, more so than others. We have just had a lovely family weekend, and we were joined by our youngest son, his girlfriend and their daughter.They recently told us that Jo

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