[LIFE] Happy Christmas 2019 and here’s to 2020

Over the past few years, I've done less and less cards, and gone more and more into doing a blog-e-card. I wasn't sure that I'd have the energy this year after my operation last week, but let's see... Life For those who haven't been in touch over the past year, last Christmas I was almost breathing a sigh of relief, as we thought that I was clear of potential metastatic cancer, then in mid-January the…

[LIFE] Wild Swimming and FEELING ALIVE. Yes, I am #BusyLivingWithMets

So, I've been feeling quite overwhelmed by life, work and everything at the moment, but got the chance to take some time out Thursday evening/Friday morning, courtesy of Kate's great organising skills, and the company of Johnny, Stuart et al ... This was our faces after our first dip:   View this post on Instagram   On a mini road trip with @revkatebottley for a bit of #DalesDipping. Feeling ALIVE!! We’ve another dip to come…

[LIFE] The @CR_UK “Obesity” Campaign

Once again, Cancer Research UK is plastering the nation with billboards encouraging people to "know" that obesity causes cancer. A lot of the time I think I should be grateful to CRUK, as I'm sure they've been behind a whole lot of my treatment, but even before I got ill, there were a couple of things that caused me concern: The campaign 'Research shows that vaping is far less harmful than smoking'. Maybe, but is…

[LIFE EXPLORER] Playing with #WizardsUnite

Now, you know I've enjoyed playing with PokemonGo (and I still am), but just over a week ago Wizards Unite was released by Niantic (the same people as make PokemonGo), based upon Harry Potter. When PokemonGo was released 3 years ago, we all said if they released a Harry Potter version we'd all been there. That game has been released, it seems with a lot less fuss from the press (because it's not the first,…