Yearly Archives: 2014

CANCER 2

Since July when cancer added itself to my bodily repertoire I have learned some new accomplishments. Some excellent, some not so good. Primary among them has been a skill for waiting: in hospitals mainly, travelling to and from hospitals and … Continue reading

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BIG C COMES KNOCKING

I had been wheezing for some time when I phoned my doctor. She was busy so I saw a locum who diligently listened to my lungs for some time and sent me for an X-ray and blood test straight away. … Continue reading

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THE ROOFER & ME

My roof had been leaking for some time but gently enough for me to ignore it. Early this year – as I am sure you will recall we were struck by a virtual deluge that went on for weeks. I … Continue reading

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The Outpatient Experience

I thought I had heard it on the radio or perhaps I had read somewhere that the backless cotton gown in hospitals had been banished and that something more decorous had replaced it, but no, it seems not, it still … Continue reading

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WORD RANT

WORD RANT Some time ago I wrote a poem called Jargon it went like this: We speak jargonese with a consummate ease that has to be heard to be disbelieved we witter away but what do we say ? At … Continue reading

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