Tag Archives: Cancer

Leaves Like Shoppers – a Poetic Blog

“All the tree knew was that it thrilled with life” – Edgar Lee Masters, Spoon River Anthology The picture above was taken earlier today. I happened to be taking photos of the garden when Al – aka the Cat Who … 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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30 Years Amongst the Brits

Thirty years ago today, I was walking through Heathrow Airport, when I saw a policeman, and thought to myself, They really do wear those hats. Does Eng-a-land swing like a pendulum do? Do bobbies on bikes ride two by two? … Continue reading

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Stigma & Spock: Sheffield Pride 2016

Warnings for: rainbows, poutine, an owl bag, & a giant chicken Each Pride I attend – yesterday was my fourth – brings something new: knowledge, locations, people, even food. To be present as the LGBT community struts its stuff is … 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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