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Cricket Material

Hard: The cricket ball is a dangerous missile at the high speeds thrown by bowlers

The performance of cricket helmets has been brought into focus by the tragic brain injury suffered by Australian batsman Phil Hughes. 553 more words



Recently, I’ve been toying with the idea of writing a second memoir.

I thought I might call it ‘Blank’ because as well as the obvious connotations it has with writer’s block, it also relates to gaps or… 708 more words

Lesbian Relationships

Ta-da! The End

This blog is the FINAL INSTALLMENT in a series I am writing about my husband’s brain injury.  I have made it to the end…for now at least! 632 more words

Brain Injury

Weekly Neuroscience Update

As real as that daydream may seem, its path through your brain runs opposite reality. Aiming to discern discrete neural circuits, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have tracked electrical activity in the brains of people who alternately imagined scenes or watched videos. 436 more words

Weekly Round-Up

Death Of Cricketer Phillip Hughes: Why Are Some Brain Injuries Worse Than Others?

Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes has died two days after being struck in the head by a bouncer while batting for South Australia at the The Sydney Cricket Ground.  319 more words

Brain Injury

Hopes for the Future

I am now meningitis and MRSA free. My focus is on making as full a recovery as possible and getting back to my teaching job! Physically, I am doing much better. 826 more words

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