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The Road to India

I’m calling this post “The Road to India”. Let me explain why. We want to go on an overseas holiday at the end of next year. 1,377 more words


Preparing to leave ICU

My final days in ICU were spent readying me for the rehabilitation Ward. I hadn’t been approved for rehab yet, but that was my hope and the plan of my medical team. 1,071 more words


Book Review: The Diving Bell And The Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby

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How are we all? Hope you’ve had a good week.

This is a book review of a very funny and quite remarkable memoir. I have the DVD and have yet to watch it in its original language. 614 more words



When we think of gratitude, many of us think of it as simply ‘being thankful’. Thankful to someone for what they have done for us. But gratitude is so much more complex than that. 2,504 more words


#20 of 52: The Diving-Bell & The Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby

The Diving-Bell & The Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby is the true story of a man paralyzed into “locked-in-syndrome” after having suffered a massive stroke. I wanted to say that it is an autobiography but more accurately, it is a telling of what happened to him that unlucky December 8, 1995, in the outskirts of Paris and life after the tragic event. 720 more words

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My children have come home for their vacation. This is the one month , I really look forward to , the month when the house becomes a home . 143 more words


April 2017 in Films

Here we are again! April mostly consisted of continuing my binge rewatch of Frasier – and I finally finished! Yes, 11 seasons, 263 episode – watched! 722 more words

2017 In Films