The secret ingredient is love

I’ve spent this weekend at a wedding in Suffolk and had the chance to watch a craftswoman at work! Betty had offered to make her cousin and his wife their wedding cake as their wedding gift. They were delighted to accept and had a particular idea about what they wanted – three tiers of chocolate … More The secret ingredient is love

Waiting for #Dilnot – what is care and support?

I’m sat waiting for the Dilnot Commission to report – there are about 10mins left until it goes live on the Department of Health website. The few tweets that are leaking out of the press briefing, together with the media presence this weekend, suggest that Dilnot will be recommending that our politicians take some hard … More Waiting for #Dilnot – what is care and support?

Déjà vu…or why most people don’t know who #Dilnot is and don’t care!

I fully expect that over the next couple of days there will be many tweets sent and words written about the publication of the Dilnot Commission on the Funding of Care and Support; there is likely to be much musing about what it covers, what it doesn’t, whether its remit was right, how else we … More Déjà vu…or why most people don’t know who #Dilnot is and don’t care!