Yearly Archives: 2014

HOW TO BE OLD

There are some good things about being old, even being old and decrepit has benefits. For a start not so many people have any right tell you what to do – and if they do it is easier to tell … Continue reading

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ONCE MORE WITH CANCER

So I appear to be living with cancer in a kind of equity. My doctors, one of whom is an old friend and I am convinced that she likes me, looks at me with a mixture of exasperation & sadness. … Continue reading

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GRASSE ME UP ANY TIME

I hadn’t realised that the Pre Alps are so impressive. That they tower over vast deep gorges, that they are clothed with olive trees and conifers that cling effortlessly to near vertical terrain. Houses dot the hillsides where no house … Continue reading

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Cancer 3

‘And if I don’t have chemo, if I do nothing?’ I asked Her eyebrows did a small dance of deepest sadness, like I was a recalcitrant child. ‘I would think seven months.’ Her eyes were sorrowful ‘Then what?’ I said … Continue reading

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A Meeting

I met my lungs today A first time meeting, blind date type of thing the right looked right as a lung should be, apparently the left swam in a miasma, a type of soup it evaded capture by xray an … Continue reading

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