Writing

So here we are again. Curled up in a blanket late in a September evening – mind wandering, words spilling out of my fingers. There is something (known and well articulated by many better than me) cathartic about writing but I have found my written expression tempered in recent years by a whirling-dervish life. I…

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…

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…

Linkification

Morning lovely people – notice anything different around here? Firstly, I’ve started using some awesome social media icons, designed by Nikola Lazarevic, for the “social media” sidebar. What do you think? The icons are available here and I got the idea from the lovely Sam Michel who posted on hunting for the perfect free social media…

Friday Roundup – Week 2

I’m off to Cumbria for a long weekend of rest, relaxation and fun with friends for a birthday. It’s going to be great and I’m going to be disconnected, at least virtually, from the world to make the most of the weekend. To keep you all busy until Tuesday when I might consider reconnecting myself,…