When Michael died

Michael was a very good man, who lived life to the full and loved to make people smile and he would have wanted to be remembered not with sadness but as the happy man he was. Michael always managed to light up a room and ever the entertainer would always tell a story about life…. He was full of enthusiasm, a true character, one of a kind…

Stretch marks and belly buttons 

Yesterday I was told that I will be undergoing a bowel and liver re-section on Friday 27 May. Hearing this has brought a mixture of emotions, mostly terror and apprehension. Don’t get me wrong, I’m very keen for this cancer to be whipped out of me really fast. The sooner the better. It’s invading my body,Continue reading “Stretch marks and belly buttons “

When even sunshine can’t lift the cloud

So today is a beautiful sunny day in Dorset…I’ve been able to appreciate it from my bedroom window; I can feel the warmth of the sun on my face. My body aches all over, I’ve had a change in my treatment to deal with some of the most unpleasant side effects, but the new medicationContinue reading “When even sunshine can’t lift the cloud”

When lightning strikes…twice!

So you know what they say, “lightning doesn’t strike twice…” Well, it’s a lie, or should I say a myth? I was born in Venezuela where, by the Catatumbo river, lightning strikes not just twice but up to 280 times an hour… You don’t believe me? Read all about it and watch the spectacle. SoContinue reading “When lightning strikes…twice!”