Handling fatigue

For anyone suffering fatigue, the video has ideas on living better with this problem     This video was developed by the Aussies for those of us with polio – but it has  pointers to help understand fatigue, whether it comes from cancer, long- covid or...

Returning to work after cancer

The Institute of Employment Studies and Working With Cancer recently published new research revealing the majority of working-age cancer patients say that the mental health impact of their treatment is greater than the physical impact. Apparently, most of us feel...

See-thru mask

TWO DADS DEVELOP A NON-THREATENING MASK When two dads from Surrey found themselves reassuring their children that masks should not be seen as frightening, and were being worn for safety, they both decided that there must be a better option than the opaque masks we...

Ordering Fruit and Veg. Online

Old-fashioned service A company that cares During Lockdown, I became a reluctant online order user, and different companies delivered good, bad and indifferent produce – often bad – especially fruit and veg.  I must be getting really old, because I can...

Cooking when disabled

The Cheating Chef   When I was eight, I decided it was time I learnt to cook, I made meringues, and had an early lesson in how to disgust people with my cooking.  Thinking that bright green coloured meringues were fun to make, it was disappointing that none of...

Better than clapping for the NHS

Christmas presents for the NHS This summer, we stood on our doorsteps and clapped to thank frontline workers, particularly NHS staff.  However, clapping is all very well, but at Christmas it’s time to give something more tangible – and it is nice if this...