It’s never dull …

It’s never dull …

If you were thinking about buying the Sunday Times so that you can read the article today (see the end of yesterday’s blog), don’t. Why? Two days ago Dignity in Dying told us that Switzerland had just changed the entry requirements again.  They had cancelled the need...
Shock …

Shock …

It’s been a tense few days in Topsy-Turvy land. All arrangements for the difficult visit to Switzerland were in place.  Flat to Heathrow via taxi to Paddington station and then the Heathrow Express (easiest and quickest way with me in the Peacemobile wheelchair).  At...
Time 3

Time 3

It was inevitable.  Anyone who’s been reading the blog will know that my final destination in this world will be Switzerland, for the service provided by Dignitas. A short while ago we agreed a date in the first half of December.  The flight will probably be...
Time 2

Time 2

Haphazard.  That’s how I see my rather chequered life.  Nothing was planned.  I had no great aims, no target, no ambition.  Looking back and trying a bit of self-analysis – dangerous! – I reckon that for much of the time DP’s semi-conscious mantras were...
Time 1

Time 1

It’s been a year.  A year and a few days.  Friday 13 November 2020.  That’s when they finally succeeded in installing the percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube.  For those who weren’t blog-reading then, it’s the external tube that goes directly into the...