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Mostly Yellow in Fontainebleau

If it were not for bad customer service, I wouldn’t have been bouldering at Fontainebleau this week. On my first trip to Fontainebleau a year ago I… 688 more words

Rock Climbing

T minus 2

It’s so close I can taste it! Day after tomorrow. Two days. I just have a few things left to do – pack everything in the suitcase, back up my phone, and freeze Boo’s food. 203 more words

Knee update

I have a confession to make.  I mentioned something a few weeks back, but have been pretty vague about my knee.  Some of it has been denial.   472 more words

What is snappedknee

Snappedknee will be a way to record the build up to, and recovery from an operation in 2 months time. As the name of the blog suggests it is an operation on my knee, specifically the reconstruction of the ACL and reconditioning of my meniscus. 66 more words


New Fixes for Worn Knees

Scientists have created artificial replacements for arms, legs, joints and other body parts. But developing an artificial meniscus—the shock-absorbing cartilage pad in the knee that millions of people damage every year—has eluded modern medicine. 31 more words

Medical Technology

Meniscus & Hijab

Eating biscuits shouldn’t be a hazard, but my daughter Lukshmi has shown that it is. We were sitting by a lake, marvelling at those mosquito thingies that skip over the water, you know the ones that bend the meniscus but never break it? 87 more words

Ultrasonographic diagnosis of meniscal tears in dogs

This is still an evolving area but very promising thus far. It’s relatively simple to scan the medial and lateral parts of the meniscii in dogs.   297 more words