• Health,  Parenting

    I will survive…

    …the home schooling… Cancer is one thing, trying to teach the world’s most stubborn seven year old who seemingly already knows everything? Quite another. I am knackered. It is one thing undergoing cancer treatment, it is quite another trying to do it whilst in the company of one other sole human being who you also have to look after constantly. I miss a Chinese delivery service! I think it is the cooking that is exhausting. When I pack the kid off to school, it is in the knowledge that well equipped with French school dinners, he is getting a very good nutritional balance. Who cares that I spend half my…

  • Parenting,  Travel

    Learning to sail

    Firstly, thank you for your very positive reactions to our first video regarding our new adventure. If you have no idea what I am talking about, then have a read of this post. I do hope you enjoy this video. The main thing that I have learned about having a boat is that it is 90 per cent work and 10 per cent sailing! However, it is great to be learning again. It is very easy to just rest on what we know, there is a certain feeling when learning something new. Whether it be a language, sailng, golf, crochet or what ever else it may be, that those receptors…

  • Health

    Happy National Cancer day!

    I wrote some of this post yesterday, hence my ‘celebration?’ Yes, it is indeed National Cancer Day, the day when all of us who have had cancer receive presents and cards…or not.  Sorry, I am being a bit facetious which is so not like me… I realise I haven’t written a post in about six weeks, so the time was ripe to take to the laptop again. A year ago last week I finished chemo and got a new dog.  A year ago, was pretty much the first time that Coronavirus was beginning to be taken seriously and masks would make their fashion emergence. It was been an odd year…