Happy Mothers Day!

Happy Mothers Day! Here’s a poem I wrote many years ago to my mum: Life with its trials And tribulations, Has been cushioned By your gentle touch. The love you have provided Me with, Has formed the basis Of my very character Your wisdom too, Has helped me to...

James (Jim) Lionel Harris 1939-2012 (My Amazing Father-in-Law)

My Father-In-Law passed away on the 9th of June and we are all grieving the loss of his physical presence. He was an amazing man! He was diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy in 1972 and it may be possible that he was the longest surviving person of this condition. He was...

The Definition of Resilience

I haven’t written a post on this blog for a while. I’ve been a bit pre-occupied. My mum had to go for heart surgery. They had to repair her abdominal aorta artery, as the artery has steadily been growing bigger over the past 10 years. So the doctor said it...