Support groups are really helpful

During treatment, I was told about support groups but thought these were for others. Used to raising funds for them, I just thought they weren’t meant for me – until someone pointed out what an idiot I was, and sent me off to experience for myself what...

Am I the only one totally confused?

I used to watch TV news every night – all the way through.  Now, I turn it off after five minutes of watching ranting from a Prime Minister, who seems totally confused and can’t string a sentence together – he has lost me completely.  Covid is...

Latest Covid-19 report

It’s doubtful that “lessons will be learned” from the cross-party Science and Technology Committee and the Health and Social Care Committee’s latest report. The report focussed on the mega-errors in the Government’s handling of the...

GP by phone

The Media is full of shock! horror! stories about GPs now giving consultations on the phone, as though that were a bad thing. Yes, I admit that there are times when you need to see a GP face-to-face, but for someone like myself who finds it difficult to get to a...

Freedom Day – but what freedom for us?

Freedom Day hasn’t changed much for those of us with cancer problems, and somehow things aren’t clear – friends are still reluctant to join crowds and so am I. We aren’t clear about when and why we should or shouldn’t wear masks;  if we...

Yes Minister! is no longer funny

During lockdown, I’ve enjoyed watching old TV series I missed first time round. I remember the days when one was actually out at a party, or having a meal with friends, so missed them first time. Settling down for an orgy of old TV shows, I turned on Yes...