Smile Saturday

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What great imagination! Mushrooms and rhubarb fashioned to make you smile!

Poetry Friday

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I have Somnath to thank for this wonderful poem today. You may not have noticed it in the comments section after our scars tell our stories, so I thought it worth producing again here.… Continue reading

Our scars tell our stories

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The lessons of a life amount not to wisdom but to scar tissue and callus Wallace Stegner, The Spectator Bird New York Times writer Dana Jennings wrote a wonderful reflection last year on the scars he… Continue reading

Maybe it’s just the beginning

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“The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning.”  Ivy Baker Priest

Cards 4 Cancer

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   Being diagnosed with cancer gave me the time to explore my creative side. I could lose myself for hours in one particular activity which I grew to love -card-making. I was never any… Continue reading

Visiting Shangri–La

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           Somnath Datta is a wonderfully uplifting and gracious follower on Twitter, who has contributed the following fascinating article on what it is like to be diagnosed with cancer in India. Reading this account… Continue reading

International Women’s Day

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Each year around the world, International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. Hundreds of events occur not just on this day but throughout March to mark the economic, political and social achievements… Continue reading

Managing your medical records

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  The topic of managing your medical records has come up at several conferences I have attended. It is not something we are very familiar with here in Ireland, or at least not… Continue reading

Smile Saturday

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Poetry Friday

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Mysteries, Yes Truly, we live with mysteries too marvelous to be understood. How grass can be nourishing in the mouths of the lambs. How rivers and stones are forever in allegiance with gravity… Continue reading