[LIFE/CANCER] Taking time in the #LakeDistrict with #RosiesBarn

It's about four weeks since my operation to remove my ovaries. Physically I am healing well, the scars are healing over well, I've not had any infections. I am still extremely exhausted/fatigued, so although the surgeon only signed me off work fro four weeks, the oncologist added another few weeks so I don't return to work til 10th February (this was expected). Mentally, I have given myself no space to stop, try and adjust to…

[WRITER] Contract for Second Edition ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’

So, I have recently signed another book contract, for Raising Children in a Digital Age: Enjoying the Best, Avoiding the Worst - the book that I expected to write and then move on (thanks Ali Hull for suggesting the book originally, and Rhoda Hardie for all the PR on it), but has led to many media appearances, speaking and other opportunities, and because it has done so well, a second edition is to be written whilst…

#EmptyShelf19: December 2019

After realising I'd finished NO books in November, I made more effort in December (and of course, there was surgery recovery too): On Smaller Dogs and Larger Life Questions by Kate Figes My rating: 4 of 5 stars Despite the age difference, a lot of the experience in this book resonated with me - trying to get on with life with the unknown’ hanging over your head - when will the cancer come back, how…
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