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  • Sally Tue, 10/11/2015 - 15:29

    Many of us might dream of a magic potion which would enable us to slough off a great chunk of years, maybe even return us to our youth.

  • Sally Tue, 10/11/2015 - 15:26

    Before we married, WB [husband] lived at home with his widowed mother, the most delightful mother in law one could wish for, superbly old fashioned, and a slave to routines.

  • Tom Dening
    Tom Dening Tue, 10/11/2015 - 15:25

    Apathy is a curious thing. It has various definitions, most of which have two components – one to do with lack of interest, concern, enthusiasm, and the other to do with lack of emotion.

  • Sally Tue, 10/11/2015 - 15:24

    Many years ago, before we had any idea of what our own fate might be, we were slightly acquainted with a man and his wife, a very quiet couple, who regularly attended the same church as us.

  • Sally Tue, 10/11/2015 - 15:22

    I rang the Doctor's surgery as Wriggly Bum shows signs of another Squamous Cell Carcinoma.

    Dr . SG himself came, in his irritatingly flash car (down girl, no need to get bitchy!).

  • Sally Tue, 10/11/2015 - 15:20

    I normally eat my lunch standing up, as I prepare Wriggly Bum's.

  • Sally Tue, 10/11/2015 - 15:18

    Time out can be difficult to arrange, and costly, because unless  you are lucky enough to be surrounded by a network of voluntary sitters, you pay for one.

  • Tom Dening
    Tom Dening Fri, 06/11/2015 - 21:55

    Developing dementia is dreaded more than any other medical condition, at least by people of middle age and upwards. It’s often said in conversation that we would rather be dead than live like that.

  • Sally Wed, 28/10/2015 - 16:51

    After a bad night of post operative discomfort, I  switched the alarm off at 6 a.m, but foolishly stayed put, promising myself another few divine duvet minutes.

  • Sally Wed, 28/10/2015 - 16:45

    I would describe my husband as kind, gentle, caring, appreciative, loyal, friendly, generous, tolerant, forgiving, uncomplaining, courageous, stoical, helpful, polite, well mannered...