Who will be the UK Government Prick of the Year by the time it ends?

It will be hard, come the end of 2020, to decide which member of government will deserve the accolade of being dubbed Stupidest Prick of the Year. They appear to have temporarily buried the delightfully kind and team-minded Pratti Patel (of course I jest, and no, she’s not a bully because refugees don’t count and … Read moreWho will be the UK Government Prick of the Year by the time it ends?

Mental health in the UK getting worse. What can you do?

The UK is sick and getting no better. It can feel like nobody cares. We can each only do so much but it’s important we do what we can.

The dad-shaped hole: living past a death

My dad in hospital

My dad died December 27, 2017. He was 96 years old. A month later, it would have been my parents’ 70th wedding anniversary. He’d been admitted to hospital in late November with a chest infection that was successfully cleared, only to be followed by him catching an antibiotic resistant E. coli. It took up residence … Read moreThe dad-shaped hole: living past a death

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