Category Archives: dreams

Hamish

Tomorrow is our grandson’s birthday – he will be 2 years old. In a couple of weeks time I will be 70 years old. The circle of life continues. Young Hamish has his whole life ahead of him. He has … Continue reading

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A new year.

This is being written on new years eve 2015 – 2016 looms. The end of the most challenging year of my life. I has been a lengthy period since my last blog, caused by treatment induced lack of enthusiasm. I … Continue reading

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The world.

What is the world? How big is it? How long will it last? Where do we fit into it? For people many thousands, even hundreds, of years ago, the world was very simple – it consisted of their hut, their … Continue reading

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Precious moments.

Ah yes, those precious moments, the ones that flash past our eyes in our dreams, the ones that remind us of the magic that was in our lives. These moments may last but seconds but they are, indeed, the things … Continue reading

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What price hope?

It really is interesting the things people say when they learn that you have a serious, inevitably terminal disease. I mean – what can one say? “So sorry, enjoy your final days” ….. probably not. “Bummer, glad it’s not me!” … Continue reading

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The summer of ’65.

I was listening to Bryan Adams recently, and one of my favourite songs – “The summer of ’69” made me prick up my ears and listen more intently than usual. I’m sure you all know this classic song and love … Continue reading

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End of life ?

I’m going a bit philosophical this blog. Asking the question – what constitutes the end of life? A week ago my father passed away – died. His living life ended. He died in hospital peacefully following a short illness. He … Continue reading

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Life and death – the harsh reality.

It is easy to read philosophical thoughts on death, I have an excellent one at the head of this blog. It is another to react to them all in the same way when reality actually hits. Take for the example … Continue reading

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Live better? How??

I have just spent a good few hours watching you tube clips about Ikaria – the island where people forget to die. I was led to watch these by reading heavily about this place – and was led to reading … Continue reading

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Robinson.

My mothers maiden name was Robinson. This is of no real consequence except that to people stranded on desert islands the name may have some significance. People stranded on desert islands need a certain approach to life if survival is … Continue reading

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