Category Archives: Family

A Real (Fake) Nephew Of My Uncle Sam

Gazing back at this past week through the sun-smeared spectacles of bank holiday larking around I feel rather fondly about it. It is true that as I write this the muscles in the entirety of my torso are screaming at … Continue reading

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Niceness And Stuff

This week has begun well. I’m tempering my hope that I’m finally beginning to feel more like my normal self after almost six months of subdued body, mind and weather because living with chronic illness is as likely to give … Continue reading

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The Tale Of Sir LanceNot

“This is supposed to be a happy occasion, let’s not start arguing about who killed who…” April 27th is forever one of the most beautiful days of the year for me and yet simultaneously one of the saddest. My daughter … Continue reading

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Your Inside Is Out When Your Outside Is In

You’ve been outside before, haven’t you? It’s made of cold and grizzle. Not grizzly – I don’t live in Northern America – but grizzle which is a peculiar blend of grumpy and drizzle which ensures that human and environment are … Continue reading

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Two Half Ps In A Pod

A year ago I was in them United States at America. And then Canada for a night. The night of the 20th February. I was with my bestest friend of all the worlds, Scottley, for the 21st was his birthday … Continue reading

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Not Itle

Thursday isn’t Wednesday. No reptiles. Not that there were any in Wednesday either, just imaginary ones. Thursday saw achievements of sorts. Including distressing ones, especially the new assessment for potential therapy with the same organisation I was helped by last … Continue reading

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Backward

My first course of intravenous antibiotics was in the Spring of 2011. At the time it was considered an emergency measure as for some months I’d not responded well to my more normal respiratory medications. There have been three subsequent … Continue reading

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