Have you turned him off and on again?
The Doctor wasn’t lying , he said I would feel “really shitty”, his words!
My arrythmia was out of control, it had come on about a week after leaving ITU. My heart was beating erratically at 180-200bpm and nothing had been […]
All I knew was that a specialist unit in Basingstoke were monitoring my case and attending (remotely) the meetings about the progress every week. I was told it was unlikely I would qualify for the “radical surgery” they performed as […]
Treating cancer can be a long and painful journey for the patient, in the case of terminal cancer it’s a never ending struggle but without the help and attention of a team of wonderful, knowledgeable, talented and caring individuals it […]
What a difference a year makes
So, what’s happened to me in the last 12 months?
My GF decided NOT to move to the UK with me as we had agreed and arranged, or divorce her estranged husband and ran back to him with a moments […]
Choose Life Pt. 2
‘Choose life’. ‘Choose life’ was a well meaning slogan from a 1980’s anti-drug campaign and we used to add things to it, so I might say for example, choose… designer lingerie, in the vain hope of kicking some life back […]
Dog poo, doctors and credit scores
Well, settling back into UK life has its challenges. Of course after over 2 decades away with only occasional visits back then I expected some difficulty.
Didn’t take long to organise the new driving licence, did it all online, new one […]
Catching the Midnight Express
As if to say a final “Fuck off” Turkey had one more surprise up its sleeve for me as I tried to leave for the final time. To be locked up in a Turkish jail for a day and a court […]
Memories of Turkey – Davraz Ski Resort
As the days turn colder I fondly remember the many skiing trips to Davraz, a little ski resort about a 2.5 hour drive from Antalya, near Isparta.
Although most years there is only good snow for a brief time I had […]