Category Archives: Skipping

She would have been 50 today

Happy Birthday Juliet. It was only a few days ago that I was shocked to realize that when I first met Juliet she was 19 – which is younger than my eldest daughter is now. So I think this is … Continue reading

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Lillies, diaries and tears

A huge & lovely bunch of lillies, in a heavy vase was delivered to the door by Interflora this morning. Thank you Jeremy, Fran, Daniel & Lizzie in Australia. All three of us took them in to the hospice. J … Continue reading

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Fast asleep

I was in London all day and Lucy went to give a skipping lesson in the evening. Received a call from one of the nurses to say that Juliet had had a fit about 5:30 pm and had been sleeping … Continue reading

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Shrinking clothes

For some time now, J has been complaining that the very efficient laundry service at the hospice has been causing her clothes to shrink.  Today she realized the real reason: good food, strong medication and no exercise. This made her … Continue reading

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Skipping display

Yesterday’s second visit to J also didn’t go that well. We arrived just as she was being served her tea – tomato soup, cheese & biscuits. When you’re in hospital, and immobile, mealtimes are a real treat and I think … Continue reading

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