I wandered lonely as a cloud in March!

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The special flower for March is the beautiful daffodil. The Old Farmer’s Almanac says The daffodil stands for unequaled love, so giving this flower to someone expresses quite a lot. With their bright yellow petals, daffodils seem the perfect way to say that the sun is always shining whenever your significant other is around. image…… Continue reading I wandered lonely as a cloud in March!

Live today as best we can.

I’m gradually working my way through all the folders on my laptop trying to get them into some semblance of order. I’ve backups on memory sticks and an external hard-drive which are in an equally large muddle. I’ve even got folders labelled “not to be deleted in case they contain something useful” and “probably not…… Continue reading Live today as best we can.

Blog History

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This was my 365th blogpost in 2018. In March 2017 I set myself the challenge of writing a blogpost every day. First blog post In May 2017 I received a cancer diagnosis and said farewell to my blog. Last blog post But then in November 2017 I returned to my blog. Well, here we are…… Continue reading Blog History

250th Blogpost today

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I wrote my  100th Blogpost on December 27th 2017 after starting the blog on March 20th. My cancer diagnosis caused a bit of a blip between May and November but I’ve managed to post every day since November 3rd. Admittedly some of my posts have been on the short side but that was always in the…… Continue reading 250th Blogpost today

Today is #WorldCancerDay

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Today is World Cancer Day which was established by the Paris Charter adopted at the World Summit Against Cancer for the New Millenium in Paris on 4 February 2000. This Charter aimed at “the promotion of the research for curing as well as preventing the disease, upgrading the provided services to the patients, the sensitisation…… Continue reading Today is #WorldCancerDay

100th Blogpost

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I started writing this blog on March 20th 2017. I challenged myself to write one post each day for one year. I missed three days in April but otherwise managed to publish a blogpost every day until May 6th. Then disaster struck! I became ill and received a cancer diagnosis. The situation was serious as…… Continue reading 100th Blogpost

Can Doctor Google help to cure chilblains?

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In the nineteen fifties it was quite usual to develop chilblains on your toes during the winter months. As far as we knew chilblains were caused by walking in the snow to and from school wearing wellingtons and knee socks. Then, as soon as we were home, kicking off the wellingtons and soggy socks and…… Continue reading Can Doctor Google help to cure chilblains?