• Charity,  Disability

    #CancerCosts

    When CLIC Sargent contacted me about Childhood Cancer Awareness month #CCAM, I jumped at the chance to be involved.Regular readers will know that I have Cerebral Palsy and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. I have spent a lot of time in a lot of hospitals and consequently, a lot of time with children who were suffering from various cancers. Some survived. They’ve thrived, have great jobs, wonderful families and are living their lives to the fullest.Others were not so lucky, and I watched six friends succumb to this cruel disease. Six lively, spirited teenagers who didn’t get a chance to become adults. That’s six families who lost their child, six families…

  • Reviews

    The Ivy, Brighton

    After the few months Mike and I have had, especially after losing James, Mike's lovely parents Andrea and Tony booked us a three-course meal at the Ivy in Brighton, as an early birthday present. When I heard that we were…

  • Diary

    A New Blog!

    After 8 years of blogging on Blogspot, I've decided to bite the bullet and invest in a URL and a whole new website. It's scary. After 227 blog posts, and almost 140,000 hits, on my old site (Click here to…