(True story) “Daddy, what are you and Mummy talking about?” “Something called investment, darling” “What’s inveswent?” “Good question, sweetie.” Daddy hands Ava her Unicorn pencil… “If I wanted to buy your Unicorn pencil from you today, how much money would you ask Daddy for?” (thinking, but also troubled about losing her Unicorn pencil) “Twenty gold […]
In a few weeks time one year will have passed since I was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma. An occasion that warrants little in the way of commemoration, yet nonetheless will inevitably command a moment of solemnity. I’d like to believe the day might come and go without being granted any respect whatsoever. But time is the […]
Recently I reached out to someone who lives with the same disease as I do. He’s quite a well-known expert in his field and co-author of an excellent book (that everyone should read); Cancer Killers.
Since he had beaten the disease naturally, I asked for his advice. He very graciously took the time to reply. His message was simple; “The disease is the symptom, attacking the symptom won’t cure you, you need to find and fix the root cause”.
Naturally I reflected a lot on what he shared, and disease aside, it struck me as to how central, and essential that truth is to so many other areas of our lives.
Dear Everyone, I hope you are well, happy and thriving out there during this awkwardly turbulent time in the world. So, it’s been over 9 months now since my life, and that of my family was somewhat turned upside down, in the cruelest and unexpected of ways. It’s also been 9 months since we received […]
Reading back over my journal of the past few months, I noticed that I’ve leaned on several ‘quotes’ repeatedly throughout this experience. Perhaps to help make sense of, and provide comfort in the more onerous parts of the journey. I’d like to share some of them here. But ask that they not be taken out […]