Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Myth of the Dying Swan

Illness is usually portrayed in media and literature as being soporific – peaceful, if a bit grimy, mostly painted with linen and figures slipping in and out of sleep.  That follows through from the death of Little Nell right through … Continue reading

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I just googled “How to be healthy with a chronic illness”

And there wasn’t an answer. I expect that means I should try to write one myself, but I am busy trying to funnel my limited energy into something useful, in my last weeks of university and the first weeks of … Continue reading

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Walking Stick Chic

Today, after many years of resisting, I finally caved and bought a walking stick with Personality.  It’s kinda vintagey green-and-red paisley with a wooden handle, and collapsible, which was what I was really looking for. Like most people with a … Continue reading

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