Tag Archives: Postcards from Earth

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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A Song for Tomorrow

People with the chronic illness cystic fibrosis* (CF) definitely know that nothing is forever… here’s why…   A book has recently been published which lifts the veil on Alice Martineau, a CF heroine and brilliant singer and songwriter who has … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly neatly sums up the last few months in my battle with the chronic illness cystic fibrosis (CF)*… The Good Felix, my sprightly nine year old son, has started playing field hockey. He’s been … Continue reading

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