A year and a half later

It’s a full year and a half since I last blogged here. Life has been eaten up, in a good way, by work, being a hospital governor at UCLH, and generally living. I’m going to keep the blog going because there’s some valuable and amusing insights here (and because people continue to view it on…

Becoming a Hospital Governor

It’s a funny old life I lead. Are you settled? Then I’ll begin… In 2009 & 2010 I spent a lot of time visiting University College (of London) Hospital near where I lived. My most frequent visits were to the basement where they keep the physiotherapists and the gynaecology/endometriosis team. I don’t know what this…

Therapeutic Writing

My first post of the new year was due to be published on Monday to celebrate Back-to-Work Monday. After two and a half months of recovery, I was beginning to feel much better and weeks of rest in Wales and Norfolk with my lovely family and Tim had done me the world of good. Unfortunately…

Surgery – Third Time Lucky

It’s been months since I wrote anything here, largely because my life has been focused around doctor’s visits, injections, painkillers and work. It’s been a drag at best and depressingly painful at worst, especially as the date of the final round of surgery remained a mystery for so long. Things are better now. I had…

Dream Postponement

If you don’t know me and you read this blog, you’ve hopefully skipped to the About page to find out more. It read: “I’m passionate about changing the world one politician at a time. It’s a broad and very long term goal, and hopefully this blog will help to track my progress. To that end,…