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Dealing with diagnosis

We went to Center Parcs at Sherwood forest when Eilys was a little over 3 months old. It was a lovely holiday and we all fell in love with the place. 2,394 more words


Cinderella Midnight Walk write up

Saturday 13th May it was time for us to don our tiara’s and trainers for the Cinderella Midnight Walk to raise money for the Severn Hospice. 1,041 more words


Feeling Helpless

I’ve seen a lot of suffering in my life. Quite often I’ve had a front row helplessly watching as people have struggled with illness (usually cancer) till there was nothing left of them to struggle with. 749 more words


The Strange Light From MND

To be diagnosed with MND, you must have really, really bad luck. That’s all we really know so far. Nobody can tell us what causes it. 717 more words


Suffering/Sickness/Problems - Give them all to Jesus!

There are many people who are having problems such as various types of sickness or illness.  For some it is terminal illness.  Each individual is suffering in their own way.   18 more words

The First Turn of the Spiral

For me, time has always been cyclical. Perhaps that’s part of being an historian. Perhaps it’s my pleasure in patterns and routines. Time goes round and, although spiralling, when looking at it parallel to the spiral it seems to meet. 782 more words


No Windows

This is a poem about the death of a friend of mine a few years ago in what I consider to have been horrific circumstances. It has been a long time incubating – as if the event caused a narrowing around itself of the arteries that carry words. 318 more words