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About I'M Still me.....

I'm an MS warrior and writer who enjoys Prosecco, chocolate, looking glamorous and who will NEVER go grey!

The gift that just keeps taking

When I was diagnosed with MS I was unrealistically optimistic about my future. I knew what might happen, but I didn’t really expect some of the more unpleasant symptoms to happen to me. I knew that it was possible that … Continue reading

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Something about bins and the people who put them out…

There comes a time in certain people’s lives, generally men, when bin scheduling becomes second nature. Yesterday evening I watched my neighbour place his bin outside his garage ready for emptying this morning and I imagined the following comedy sketch, … Continue reading

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The woes of weight

I may have already talked about this before, but please forgive me if I’m keeping on. A lot of articles just lately, newspapers, magazines, have suggested to me about losing weight. I know that I’m a little on the porky … Continue reading

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Moving down in the world

Those of you who have been following this blog will know of the ongoing garage conversion. You might have read about the delays brought on by Corona virus and my reluctance to have many ‘bodies’ passing through my house. Well, … Continue reading

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Obesity or Fat Cats

One of the risk factors in COVID19 is said to be obesity. Our blustering Prime Minister has a mission to beat obesity and improve the health of the Nation. Having suffered with a bout of sickness himself and with a … Continue reading

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Our poor hard-done-by musicians

I’ve always been a fan of Spandau Ballet. Ever since they hit the top of the pops I was in love with Tony Hadley. Sorry, Martin & Gary, but he will always be The Voice of the band. In 1983 … Continue reading

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It’s not like me!

I’M CROSS, it’s not you, or it could be, but this time I’m cross about this insignificant virus.  I need to personalise it so for the sake of this blog we’ll call it Wally. When Wally reared his ugly head … Continue reading

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Will we ever have it all?

In the early 70’s, feminism was in the forefront of our minds.  We thought we could have it all, didn’t we? Whilst activists were burning their bras, I, at the age of 14, couldn’t wait to get one of my … Continue reading

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It’s coming up roses

Last month, May, was the sunniest, warmest and driest on record, since records began (again). I think I deserve it really after lockdown and putting up with another winter. I want to tell you about my garden. I’ve always loved … Continue reading

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Sunflower Power

My mother-in-law is a widow and lives in an apartment within a retirement village. She has a cat, Jones, and Jones is her life. My mum-in-law is struggling at this time. She can’t see anyone, she can’t socialise and no … Continue reading

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