A friendly word or two

Friend – it’s a simple enough word, but what it conveys means such different things to different people and in different situations. Take Facebook, for example. There, the word ‘friend’ simply means someone who you know, to all intents and purposes. I’m not saying I don’t like anyone among my Facebook friends (god forbid, I’m that shallow), just that it’s […]

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Helpless

So my Dad’s recently started chemotherapy to try and remove his pesky brain tumour (does that make it sound like something out of Scooby Doo? Good!) He’s very matter-of-fact about it all. He got through the radiotherapy part of it fairly easily, with a few tired spells, but not a lot of other bother. This time, though, I don’t think […]

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