My Dad died four months ago from bile duct cancer, cholangiocarcinoma. Since then I’ve seemed to blog less, and in a way that may be no bad thing, I’ve been doing lots of thinking and reflecting and recharging, but have had less concentration and less inclination to put fingers to keyboard. Then this week a … More A case of mistaken identity? A matter of life and death
The Good New research published today by Macmillan Cancer Support has shown that in most cases the length of time people survive after a cancer diagnosis has improved dramatically over the past 40 years. Back in the early 70s if you were diagnosed with cancer, the median survival rate (worked out as the time it … More Cancer survival – the good, the bad and the reality
I can’t quite believe I am writing this, my Dad has been terminally ill for over a year now, quite some feat in itself, I never would have thought I’d write this blog post. Last year I explained my dilemma to anyone who was reading, my Dad had a birthday coming up but didn’t want … More What do you buy a dying man for his birthday?
A few weeks ago I went to support @niccombe and @fergusbisset as they took part in the Bupa London 10,000, a 10k run around London. Think its fair to say that tension was high before the run, for those of you who have never taken part in an organised run before there is something about … More The value of supporters