Under the Twisted Willow

Under curly branches, had our first date, Kissing, gay lanterns and staying up late, Stars a'twinkling like sparkly little "mince pies", Hand in hand we lay and watched the sun rise, Stay with me, MJ and not forgetting the  Magic, Our choice in music was somewhat tragic, You had me back then, in the palm [...]

Another lifetime, hey?

You wrote to me once, a poem I think (after hours of searching I've found it filed deep in "that" folder), saying that you didn't like to leave things unfinished. More recently we have both made reference to something we said after our initial short Summer fling ended in 2014, something I guess I've clung [...]

A rather Radical Nephrectomy

I walked out of the hospital into the blazing sunshine. 31 degrees of sunshine,  loaded up, with an NHS shopping bag full to bursting, with the next months concoction of drugs and nutrition drinks that I would need to consume in the days ahead of my surgery. My mind is whizzing, I feel like I've [...]