A Time to Laugh and a Time to Dance

Today, December 13, 2012 is the first anniversary of my stem-cell transplant. I want to thank all my family, friends and the care staff at St. James Hospital for their prayers, love, care and support, without which I won’t be here today. A very special thank you, to my brother Mahesh, who unselfishly, without being … Continue reading A Time to Laugh and a Time to Dance

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  • December 13, 2012

The Wedding

It is early Sunday morning (09 Dec 2012) and I’ve just dropped my brother Mahesh at the airport. Mahesh came over to see me this week-end. The house is quiet and a great time to write a new post. There are a number of things I want to write about, but I will start by … Continue reading The Wedding

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  • December 9, 2012

The Oak Tree and the Cypress grow not in each other’s shadow

Dear Lesley-Ann, this is the second of the two missives from the Prophet. I was re-reading the book again this morning. It is a bit like reading the scriptures. My take-aways from this missive will be very different to your take-aways. Enjoy. Kahlil Gibran on Marriage You were born together, and together you shall be … Continue reading The Oak Tree and the Cypress grow not in each other’s shadow

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  • August 20, 2012

When Love bekons to you, follow him

I said that my next post was my speech on Saturday. A change of mind. Instead I am writing a letter to my daughter Lesley-Ann, before her big day! These are not my words as I am not very original in my thinking. All the same I think it is great advice. Dear Lesley-Ann, this … Continue reading When Love bekons to you, follow him

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  • August 19, 2012

The War is not over!

The celebrations had begun as we thought it is all plain sailing from here. We were on the home stretch we all thought. Well, the cancer cells said otherwise; “you may have won the last battle but the war is far from over”. Today, Thursday, August 16, 2012 I had a DLI. A topup! DLI … Continue reading The War is not over!

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  • August 18, 2012