#EmptyShelf19: March

This month I've read that: Late Fragments: Everything I Want to Tell You by Kate Gross My rating: 5 of 5 stars I only meant to start this book, but I finished it in one sitting. A really lively book, with much humour and insight into the life of a woman (younger than me) writing near the end of her time. Following hard on reading Rachael Bland’s book, there’s a challenge to live well, to…

[CANCER} More uncertainty as we attempt stereotactic radiotherapy #BreastCancer

As I talked about on Radio 4 the other day, cancer is full of uncertainties. I headed into counselling this morning with my head bouncing around all over the place, nervous about the potential 20% chance of spinal fracture from stereotactic radiotherapy. Post-counselling, I met with my friend Shelley, and we went for lunch at Puss in Boots, before heading to the Christie at Salford Royal (apparently out of 17 radiotherapy machines in the Trust,…

[CANCER] Script for @BBCRadio4 Lent Talk on Faith, Uncertainty and Cancer

This evening, my Lent Talk for BBC Radio 4 has been broadcast. The script I read from was as follows: I’m just posting a picture onto my Instagram feed, and as I have done several times over the past year or so, tagged it with #waitingroomfeet. As you might guess, this is a picture of my feet, in a waiting room – typically a hospital waiting room. In most of the waiting rooms that I’m…

[EVENT] Collecting Material from #OutOfControl Conference

Yesterday, I went to the #OutOfControl conference organised by Natalie Collins, tied to the release of her book. I shared my material yesterday, but also collected the tweets together in Wakelet (have now told Natalie about this tool, and think she may be doing a more curated version) - they are in reverse order, and aside from taking out tweets not related to the event, not curated:

[SPEAKER] Abuse in a Digital Age: Does social media help or hinder in dealing with abuse? #OutOfControl

This afternoon I will be presenting at Natalie Collins' Out of Control event, along with a wide range of exciting speakers! Domestic Abuse in a Digital Age fo #OutOfControl from Bex Lewis If you download, you should be able to read the notes below the slides. Content Added in Response to the Day I scribbed a few other bits of content onto my slides as I was listening to other speakers (and yeah, my timing…
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