Monthly Archives: December 2011

A Mazing Christmas

Christmas this year was always going to be different because of the injury and it certainly put me in a spin.We have managed to get into a routine for Christmas hosting which eradicates arguments by alternating between the two families. … Continue reading

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X-Rays

Today was pelvis day. Mrs G drove me down to the hospital in Brighton where I spent most of November 2011 to see Mr Gibbs the annoyingly young and good looking surgeon who bolted my pelvis together. The purpose, as … Continue reading

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Drugs!

I never thought drugs would become such a major part of my life. I am more inclined to the gentle pleasures of a vintage burgundy, a Cuban cigar and the convivial company of good friends rather than the instant hit … Continue reading

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Out And About In My Weelchair – How Difficult Can It Be?

Six weeks since the accident and it’s amazing how one’s world changes, how the world you physically inhabit shrinks dramatically. One takes for granted mobility until it is taken away. Suddenly doors, steps and pavements are important. They are barriers … Continue reading

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An Audience With My Surgeon

Here’s another post about a milestone on my road to recovery ( please take me out and shoot me if I ever call this a journey). I am very conscious that I am in danger of boring you and this … Continue reading

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