Guest article written by Peter D Gardner * In 2011, my sister inherited a still life of Roses in a bowl, painted by my father’s first cousin George Williams. The particular painting was my mother’s favourite and had been in her possession for 50 years. She in turn had inherited it from my grandmother Eva, […]
Memory lane - Life and Love - just for fun!
If I had My Life to Live Over: This poem was originally published on Caramel and Parsley in 2010 / 2011 and removed a few years later. During the recent holidays I was deleting articles and came across this poem again by Erma Bombeck and believe it should be included on my website. It is still an encouragement. […]
Changes after cancer? Recently after my wonderful news of an “all clear” 5 year CT lung cancer scan I was asked what, if anything, did I do differently in those 5 to 10 years after two primary cancers. What a question! So I have devoted some time to thinking about this and what was important in […]
A guest article to celebrate Christmas … One Person’s Story My heart ached for a hope that would last … As a child from a broken family I eagerly waited for December, when my mother dragged the Christmas Box from our humid attic and unpacked the mysteries of the holiday. Colored lights. Glistening ornaments. Handmade […]
5 year CT scan results ~ this is an incredibly special day. Five and a half years ago I had a Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) nodule (invasive), and one other removed from my lung. More to the point my prognosis at that time was not for the long-term so, for me, it has been […]