Episode 28

It’s been a while since I have written and I think I owe you all an explanation! Not long after my last heart surgery which was in September 2014, I felt tired. Not tired as in “not getting enough sleep” tired, or not even “come off it man, you’ve had 5 open heart...Read More

Episode 27

Do you have a happy place? Somewhere to escape to just so you can stop. Breathe. It doesn’t have to be in some far flung, exotic location. It could be a particular table in a local cafe where the sun shines in the morning. It could be having a cuppa with your...Read More

Episode 26

For the last few weeks, I have had some old friends on my mind. I haven’t seen them in a long time and I have been left to wondering where they ended up. And yesterday I spent the day with a few circles of friends – I shared breakfast with some friends who I see often...Read More

Episode 25

It was October 6th in 2011 when I was admitted into hospital at St Vincent’s. I had met a new cardiologist the day before and he was not letting me be active – I was in “heart failure” and within days of being in hospital, they would not allow me to walk any great...Read More

Episode 24

It was March the 1st and one of my good friends had a message from Facebook welcoming in autumn and writing “we hope you enjoy the changing of the seasons”. She replied (I doubt Mark Zuckerburg read it!): “No. No I don’t facebook. Not one little bit….” And she...Read More


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