Kate Granger – rest in peace #deathbedlive #hellomynameis

This morning Chris shared that Kate died yesterday, surrounded by her loved ones. I’ve no more words than I offered in my last post, the comments and tweets discussing it clearly showed that Kate’s ripples spread far and wide. They will continue to do so. Think this is my favourite picture of Kate, snapped by the legend that … More Kate Granger – rest in peace #deathbedlive #hellomynameis

On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero

Going to keep this one short, there is enough written about the limitations of fighting metaphors to last a lifetime (however long that is). Susan Sontag wrote Illness as a Metaphor back in 1978, since then many, many others have visited this territory. I was reminded today of Jay Rayners obituary for John Diamond (hat tip to … More On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero

Quiet inspiration and the unspoken leaders amongst us #ff

Earlier this week I had a brief conversation on twitter with @crouchendtiger7 and @GilesCharnaud in response to Andrea sharing that she was on the panel for the HSJ Most Inspirational Women in Healthcare Award. Andrea was asking for views (especially from people outside the NHS) about who inspires them and why. I offered two suggestions, … More Quiet inspiration and the unspoken leaders amongst us #ff