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Day 10

I went for a walk today, with my friend Julie. Get yourself a Julie. This is the kind of friend Julie is: When we first moved to Devon 15 years ago, I was training for the Moonwalk. The Moonwalk, ironically … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar alert!

My poor neglected blog. I’m sorry. I’ll try to do better next year. The trouble is, I have another blog, where I write poems and stuff, and that kind of gets all the attention. Seeing as I’m here, though, let … Continue reading

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BCAM: October 7th

Those of us with Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) live our lives in three (3), six (6) or twelve (12) month increments. What does that mean? We receive a scan in one of those increments, which tells us how our cancer … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday

Just yes. Poetry Friday

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Now this is an article everyone should read!!

I read this blog today and it was something I wanted to reblog, which I don’t often do!! Everyone can benefit from learning about these cancer terms!! Have a read, you’ll be glad you did!! Breast Cancer Glossary: 41 Terms … Continue reading

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April swim

Donegal – we found a sheltered bay, out of the wind, swam in clear water. There were no waves, so it was very different from our usual swim, very relaxing. It was warm enough to sit on the rocks afterwards … Continue reading

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In at the Deep End – Kate Davies – book review

I read this through the Pigeonhole, so it came in staves. It’s a great way of reading – slows me down a bit. It also means I’ll take a chance on a book I might not normally choose – like … Continue reading

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‘GROUNDSWELL’ – Film & NHS Info inc.Upcoming Screenings — John Furse

We are hoping to launch ‘Groundswell: The Grassroots Battle For The NHS And Democracy’ on the internet and DVD after Christmas. This will be the feature-length 78-minute version. Meanwhile we have some more screenings and Q & As coming up … Continue reading

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Win a Bitter Orange Hamper

Originally posted on Claire Fuller :
Bitter Orange is published in the USA a week today (9th October). Tin House, my US publisher is running a competition for US readers to win a Bitter Orange hamper if you pre-order the book…

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Book Review – The Wisdom of Sally Redshoes – Ruth Hogan

I wanted to love this book more than I did. It has so much going for it – an intriguing plot, a great character list, the whole swimming thing… However, it was just too short. None of the characters got … Continue reading

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