A year to live: The view from Ward 7Y

I had no intention, when I started this ‘What would you do if you had a year to live?’ exercise, of being diagnosed with anything more serious than a cold. That’s how we are. Bad things may be lurking somewhere down the road, but they’re never going to happen this year. Well, as I wrote […]

A year to live: Becoming 60

Continuing to treat the days as if they’re winding down, to see what effect that has on my life, there comes a change of decade. For a few years now my birthdays have seemed ‘a bit much’. Like, ‘How come I’m suddenly 58?’ Exacerbated, no doubt, by the years spent caring for Sarah during her […]