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FMM 3 16 18 Blinded by the Light

“If every day is an awakening, you will never grow old. You will just keep growing.”~ Gail Sheehy.

I remember the simple joy of owning a flashlight.  1,065 more words



I like haiku. It’s like a micro moment out of a of a moment, a verbal snapshot, a vignette in verse. Hope you enjoy this one. 32 more words

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Snow? Noooooooo!!

I don’t like the snow.  In fact, that’s an understatement.  I positively detest the stuff.  And before anyone starts accusing me of being a soft southerner, let me tell you that I was born and bred in Derbyshire, in a tiny village in the middle of nowhere.  746 more words

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Eye to Eye 2018: sitting it out

The fourteen-mile sponsored walk in aid of Moorfields Eye Charity will be taking place on 4 March this year (yep – that’s this Sunday!).  I should probably explain that there is also a four-mile option available, and both walks start at Moorfields Eye Hospital and finish at the London Eye.  707 more words

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But why?

I’ve had various responses from people when the subject of my retinal detachment has first arisen in conversation.  Responses have varied hugely from a bemused, … 977 more words

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Attributes of an RD patient

Working in a university means that I’ve heard an awful lot about ‘graduate attributes’ lately.  ‘Graduate attributes’ appears to be the latest buzz phrase in the… 870 more words

Retinal Detachment