It’s been over a month since I last wrote. I know this because I’d intended to write around my birthday and then I went on the skids and never looked back. I’d been writing, too, not only here, but because I’d been going to a class run by Fran Isherwood I was feeling focused and able […]Read More 98 99 100… Coming, Ready or Not!
My brother is visiting from Delft. While it is arguable that giving crockery to someone who lives somewhere famous for pottery is a bit mental, I nevertheless popped in to the London Graphics Centre to grab a couple of these cheeky wee espresso cups for him. The orange is a lot gentler than the orange […]Read More 2013 and 376 with a cheeky appearance from 804
I don’t have to think about it that hard to do a roundup for the year – I didn’t really have one. With chronic illness it’s hard not to consign whole tranches of time to scrap. Yes, I had my moments, and yes there were some good times and no, I’m not saying my life […]Read More Medication, Moderation, and Meditation – My Life With Invisible Illness
So here we go to Have A Word. The event organizer, Ellis, was kind enough to describe me as a “Comedian” on the poster. And the flyer. And probably on the radio show he was on today… so lets hope that people don’t remember that before I take the stage, because NO PRESSURE to be […]Read More Six Sleeps til Have A Word
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 Where is your favourite place to read? On a sun lounger. At home I listen to audio books mostly, and radio plays, but on holiday I read. I deliberately minimize contact with the interwebs when I go away so that I have a complete change of scenery including screen time and […]Read More Reading and Writing, a Stylish Granddad, and My Slow Day
Migraine Awareness Month #8: “Let there be light.” Most Migraineurs have issues with light sensitivity. What do you do to cope with it? first of all, i stick to daylight where possible indoors. most artificial light nowadays is fluorescent, and the rate at which it vibrates is just right to push me over the edge. and, […]Read More light sensitivity, writing and books, and the state of the elaine