Category Archives: Cancer

A Vigorous & Colourful Personality : a Blog for Mothering Sunday

Hi Mom, It’s that time, again, Mothering Sunday. Mother’s Day, in American, though the latter is in May, not March. I remember how I used to buy a card for you, in March, then post it in time for Mother’s … Continue reading

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Enough Adulting Already: Cancer & Me

Another day, another check up: per usual, at the hospital where I spent my first few stays on psych ward. The ward relocated years ago to a separate, purpose built location, but a shiver still goes down my bipolar spine … Continue reading

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The Goddess Position, Radiotherapy, & Me

How is the radiotherapy going? I hear you ask. Because I have damn fine hearing for my age, which is nearly bus pass, except it isn’t, any more. Bus pass, that is, not fine hearing. Bitter, me? No, because I’ve … Continue reading

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Greetings from Radiationland: Cancer & Me

Warnings: Probable swearing; certain whinging; & at least one tomato reference. Cue song: cheers, Mr Jones. This really struck a chord – you’re a guitarist, I bet you’ve not heard that one before, eh? – when I listened to it … Continue reading

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Like the Green Bay Tree

“It is good, and not evil, which flourishes like the green bay tree.” – Unknown This is about the town of Doncaster, some overdue apologies, and a good man named Colin, who died last week. About the right to mourn, … Continue reading

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