Category Archives: Age

R.I.P. Ruby

Our dog, Ruby, aged 14 years, died at home on 31st January. She had chronic kidney disease and was not eating or drinking. She was unable to get up in her bed and was sleeping all the time. She died … Continue reading

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Cruising

Now I am approaching my dotage, all my friends seem to have abandoned their traditional holidays for the cruise ship. No longer are they to be found lying on the beaches of the Mediterranean, or drinking rough red wine in … Continue reading

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A Disinclination to Run Marathons

I’m aware that I’ve not updated the virtual world about the state of my health for some time. This is something that must be rectified today, now the guilty realisation has crept up on me. After all, if I don’t … Continue reading

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How Wide the Moorland Sky

How Wide the Moorland Sky   Just in time to solve all your Christmas present problems, my new book of poetry comes out today, and is available from Amazon. Title: How Wide the Moorland Sky ISBN-13: 978-1978235700 Price £5.00, or … Continue reading

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Eating Babies

Treatment starts   I start taking my drugs for the cancer on Thursday of this week. I have to take one tablet a day of Bicalutamide for two weeks before my first injection. The purpose of these two treatments is … Continue reading

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The Cards Have Been Shuffled

As you may know, I have elected to undergo a radical prostatectomy operation for my cancer. It’s wasn’t easy, but I came to terms with the decision and all seemed settled. However, the Dealer who gave me my hand of … Continue reading

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The Decision is Made

Finally, I have made the decision, a decision that, who knows, might be the most important decision of my life! The experts have been consulted, the internet has been trawled, the lists of pros and cons have been made, friends … Continue reading

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