Versatile Blog Award and The Creative Blogger Award! Please read – you may have been nominated!!

“Brilliantly written, witty and endearing! I can’t wait to read each new post!” is what the lovely  Wide Ranging Ramblings says about my blog and she has very kindly nominated me for both the Versatile Blog Award and the Creative Blogger Award.  Check out her blog about life, restaurants and fashion in Dubai. Here are the […]

The Postman Always Rings Twice*

A while ago I wrote an article on the language surrounding severe illness.  There is a section on What Not To Say to someone with cancer or another life-threatening illness.  Anyway: various people commented along the lines of “that’s all very well, but what helps?  What would you, or your parents or brother like us […]