Media surprise …

Media surprise …

Friends, this was unexpected. In the last couple of weeks Ellie, at Dignity in Dying, has been talking to me about using my ‘story’ in their ongoing campaign. You might know that on Wednesday their Chair, Baroness Meacher, introduced an Assisted Dying Bill in the...
Cultural Storytelling – Dear David

Cultural Storytelling – Dear David

I’m not having a rest!  We’ve just done a rehearsal for the Zoom Talk next Sunday.  When that’s over we intend to keep a recording of it available on the blog.  The Zoom recording of Sunday 14th March’s ‘Cultural Storytelling – Dear...
Speechless?  Nonsense!

Speechless? Nonsense!

Here’s a bit of fun. I’ve lost my physical voice, permanently, but in this quiet period of lockdown, with few visitors other than therapists, there’s not that much to say.  I get by.  Latent acting talent. You’d be impressed by the range of facial expressions, hand...
Limbo …

Limbo …

Well, I’m still in hospital, and obviously writing this on the 14th.  No idea what comes next, and nor for the moment do the medics.  The one good thing is that they did agree to withdraw the NG, the nasogastric tube, and that was done this afternoon. Big relief. I...
Wrestles and Rigs ….

Wrestles and Rigs ….

It’s been an eventful life.  My word it has.  Writing this blog has been as much an eye-opener for me as it has for others, but I must say that the last three days have been unique, totally different from anything in the past. In the 5 months since the blog started...