In so many ways, I cannot believe that it has been a year since the first UK Melanoma Patient Conference! It has, and once again, it has been a resounding success! I don’t like bragging & I don’t want to … Read the rest
It’s late in the day, I have been out with my special people all day, arrived home, switched on both my work & conference laptops to sort out a few things & have finally sat on the sofa with a … Read the rest
I will start with an immediate clarification that this is not a blog post about politics…I mean why bother… Brexit & elections, I think we all know that only those with gold currently lining their wallets will survive anything the … Read the rest
My wonderful little people have been away all week.
I have had countless messages advising (encouraging) me to take full advantage of the spare time. Go to the cinema. Go out for a meal or two with The Mr. Go … Read the rest
Anyone that follows my posts on Facebook or Twitter will no doubt already know that I have spent the last 3 days in Brussels.
I was there for the annual MPNE (Melanoma Patient Network Europe) meeting – a coming together … Read the rest
Those of you who have kept up with the Rollercoaster Facebook page will know that things have been quite sad in the Melanoma community over the last week or so.
It sounds ridiculous – but deaths come in waves. There … Read the rest
I’ve been sitting on this virtual fence for almost 2 months now.
I felt I couldn’t just write a blog to you to say…hey I’ve been busy with work…or had a head wobble over being unwell over Christmas ..I mean … Read the rest
I have just arrived home after a wonderful, intense weekend in Sweden. I say in Sweden – but really I didn’t see anything of Stockholm other than the welcoming airport, I didn’t do the tourist thing…I just travelled to a … Read the rest
The media have a lot to answer for when it comes to mismanaging patients hopes and expectations. If you had been diagnosed last year with Melanoma, you might well have been full of buoyant hope & expectation. The hope is … Read the rest
Its 7am Copenhagen time…despite the early hour & the fact that my housemates from MPNE are all still sleeping I am awake. I have already had my shower (we are in a shared AirB&B apartment with only 1 bathroom so … Read the rest