I’ve Just Reblogged A Blog – It Went Where!!!?

OK – this is random.  I am well now so what is the excuse this time for not posting more blog posts? That is a great question even though I posed it myself.  There is no answer really though except I haven’t. So well done those who set a daily target and just do it.…

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You’re Looking Well – What Great Words To Hear

The only report I have on my health is that it is good.  That saga is behind me – no more treatment at the moment and a body scan in 3 months time to check that all still looks good in there. I have had a week of bumping into people that I haven’t seen…

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Health Update – Still Feeling Fine

On Thursday of this week I will be going to the theatre and I know I will sleep throughout the whole performance. OK – I jest! It is of course the operating theatre to have my left kidney removed.  Yes I signed away my left kidney.  The specialist nurse who was going through my consent…

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Cat food that can help you run faster

I received a parcel yesterday morning and as I was busy simply dumped it into the house, not giving it another thought. My wife does nearly all of her shopping online and as I work from home, I am on first name terms with most of the van drivers who drop off packages (oh and…

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I Had To Ask The Consultant Which Of My Kidneys Had The Tumour

Okay it’s a New Year and I have made a resolution that I will get my blog back on track with regular updates. Oh and having visited it now to write this post I see it needs an overhaul. Pathetic looking blog. I actually like writing but have been making the lame excuse about ‘no…

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All I Want for Christmas is a Pencil, Paper, Penknife and a Whistle!

Not your usual letter to Father Christmas I know and if my family happens to read this it’s not what I really want (hints will be dropped) but a pencil, some paper, a penknife and a whistle or all item on a list that the British Red Cross is recommending as part of a winter…

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Match Day Nerves Or Are They Something Worse!

Being a long standing Arsenal supporter I tend to get a bit twitchy come match days but hey so do thousands of other football fans, so what’s to worry about, certainly not a crisis you would think. But could those nerves be just the tip of an iceberg when it comes to what is really…

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Simon and His Cat Are Here – Christmas Has Started

Don’t you just love these festive offerings from Simon and his cat. I wonder what the name of his cat is. Technorati Tags: simon’s cat, video

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How Being Grumpy Can Be Creative

Those of you who are regular readers of my posts will know well enough that I am a positive and upbeat type of guy.  However like everyone here I do have my grumpy moments, I know it’s hard for you to believe but I do; in fact most Friday evenings I have a deliberate grump!…

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Did My Nursing Career Train Me To Not Smell?

It was with some interest that I read on the BBC website this morning about a ‘smell’ study. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-15770361 The sense of smell can be improved through training, a study on rats suggests. The study, published in Nature Neuroscience, also suggests if we do not use our sense of smell, we begin to lose it.…

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Is Zero-Gravity Yoga The Universal Law Sir Isaac Newton Missed?

Newton as I’m sure you all know discovered and wrote the Universal Law of Gravity which explains why we don’t fall off the earth and the planets stay in orbit, but what he didn’t explain was that by defying gravity we will become fitter and find a whole new feeling of wellbeing.  Well, according to…

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Food For Thought – Think Yourself Thin

Yes you can Think Yourself Thin – but the people that matter do not seem to know it. A news item on the BBC Newsbeat website caught my eye today and quite literally gave me some food for thought.  It stated that according to figures they had seen that the number of under 25 year…

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