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  • Sally Tue, 17/11/2015 - 13:33

    Today is our wedding anniversary. My Husband does not know, and for that I am glad. If he knew, he would be devastated at not having bought and written a card. No-one ever chose cards quite like he did.

  • Neil Chadborn
    Neil Chadborn Tue, 17/11/2015 - 13:32

    Academics are generally discreet about how their initial ideas for a research project develop. There are lots of reasons for this - some are rational, other reasons can seem a little 'paranoid'.

  • Sally Tue, 17/11/2015 - 13:31

    What saddens me most about my husband's incapacity is his loss and deprivation of the things which he enjoyed, and which brought him such pleasure, and enriched his life.

  • Mike Jones
    Mike Jones Tue, 17/11/2015 - 13:30

    Thomas Hoccleve (1367-1426) is among the earliest English writer to leave us an account of his own mental illness. Hoccleve had a great deal to lose not only through his illness, but through the immense difficulties of writing about such an experience.

  • Sally Tue, 17/11/2015 - 13:28

    As it is not easy to get out for any length of time, I now do most of my non-food shopping on line.

    Generally speaking, this works very well, and I have mostly good experiences.

  • Spencer Jordan
    Spencer Jordan Tue, 17/11/2015 - 13:00

    My novel, Journeys in the Dead Season, was published by Macmillan in 2005.

  • Sally Tue, 17/11/2015 - 11:49

    Whilst on my quest for seeking nursing homes which would offer both respite care, and an acceptable standard of care, I visited a place which I will call the Lawns, though it is nothing like that.

  • Sally Tue, 17/11/2015 - 11:36

    The district nurse came today whilst it was all action stations, so once she had attended to Robert's foot, I invited her to sit and write up her notes at the table in the kitchen, so that ablutions could continue in the bedroom.

  • Sally Tue, 17/11/2015 - 11:33

    I was enjoying that blissful time at dawn, when the birds have had to get up for choir practice, whilst you have the luxury of lying in for a bit longer.

  • Tom Dening
    Tom Dening Tue, 17/11/2015 - 11:30

    TAnDem is short for The Arts aNd DEMentia. It is the joint Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) hosted by the Centre for Dementia, University of Nottingham, and the Association for Dementia Studies, University of Worcester.