“You provide the food, I’ll provide the perspective. Which would go nicely with a bottle of Cheval Blanc 1947.” I’m quoting Ratatouille because it’s a fantastic film about achieving your dreams, no matter how grandiose they might be. There’s something special about illness that changes the way you envisage your life and the way that […]

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A Sunny Disposition

It may seem that I don’t write happy posts, and I apologise for that. Mainly because I am reasonably happy, I just feel that the things worth writing about are not always so. I have a love hate relationship with the phrase ‘It could always be worse’. People always ask how I meander along in […]

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Death is the inevitable part of life. I have had the honour of sharing in some of the last days of people’s existence. Nobody will ever prepare you to watch those friends battle a horrible illness that will eventually take their lives. I cried for the first time in a long time today. I found […]

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