August 2010

Tupper Where? (28 August 2010)

So just when I thought B and I were going to Arundel to see Jim in his last performance of 'As You Like It' and 'Merry Wives' reality kicked in. It is not possible to put a young woman, who...

Weight a minute Conan (23 August 2010)

Better late than never. I have just watched 'Roger and Val' with Fred Molina and Dawn French. I think it is wonderfully funny, poignant, well written, tastefully acted and a must see. I even bothered to watch it on BBC...

Third Chapter here I come (18 August 2010)

I interviewed a writer who gets up at 5.00 every morning, writes for three hours, takes a walk on the Heath, then writes a bit here and there throughout the day. I need to follow in her footsteps, but I...

The saddle awaits. (15 August 2010)

The flat is awful quiet after three weeks away. You would have thought that nearly a month in the country would have been peaceful and full of nightingales and cream teas As it is I had thee weeks of hospitals,...

Operation operation..... (11 August 2010)

From osteopath to MRI. From MRI to hospital. From the fracture ward to the neurological centre. From the single room to the operating theatre. From 10.59 to 5.21 on the operating table. From Sunday without Morphine to Tuesday without Wolferine...

A Month in The Country ( 4 August 2010)

I did my work out after midnight. Groaning into the burn was a blessed release. The cottage was sleeping. Bee, fitfully, Jim cautiously. I couldn't rest. I set the alarm for 5.30. Watching my daughter hobble, her dropped foot dragging...

Get Well Soon ( 2 August 2010)

Whilst the world spins I am in a spin trying to get my daughter better. The old man's back is mending but B's foot is still dead. An MRI scan on Wednesday, and hospital consultations with Doctors who have about...

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