Category Archives: Postcards from Earth

Day in the life of…

What would be the image that conveys your daily life? Here is mine showing my battle with the chronic illness cystic fibrosis (CF)*… They say a picture paints a thousand words and this ‘day in the life of’ really hits home. … Continue reading

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Well

Where does one go in challenging times? The answer lies within… In the UK, we endured a tough and prolonged winter. For me, this was punctuated by one of my punishing IV treatments for my cystic fibrosis (CF)* earlier in … Continue reading

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The Shape of Love

I want to celebrate some major milestones and pay homage to the single-most important word in our human language… love! This Friday 2 March, marks the 50th golden wedding anniversary for my mum, Margaret and my dad, Douglas. Sadly, dad … Continue reading

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One more try

As we countdown to Christmas, I offer you the gift of prose – a resilience poem – which I reckon all of us can benefit from… I honestly believe that there are very few people who live a charmed life, despite appearances … Continue reading

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TIM Talk

Exciting news… I have been invited to speak and promote my Cystic Fibrosis (CF)* book at the Wantage Betjeman Literary Festival in late October. Find out more… A life battling the chronic conditions of CF and diabetes is full of … Continue reading

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Reach for the sky

Much has happened over these last few months to make me look up towards the heavens… The expression ‘the sky’s the limit’ is used when there are no limits to what something or someone can achieve and to demonstrate that … Continue reading

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Nine things I’d love to tell my 20-something self

What life lessons would you share with your younger self? Here, I tell my 20-something self some important things about life and coping with the chronic illness cystic fibrosis (CF)*… Over 46 years, I have learnt so many physical and … Continue reading

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