Happy Birthday Facebook

Two weeks ago, Facebook celebrated its birthday by declaring it Friends Day. The idea behind it was to celebrate the connections we have with our friends, by making videos for each user. I have to say, I was moved by mine. My friends are an awesome bunch who are always there for me, and a great laugh. Trust me ‐ the last six or so, very rocky months, would have been impossible without those friends. So thanks guys!

Sometimes when things are falling apart…

It’s not often you read a meme online which actually makes you stop and think. “Sometimes when things are falling apart, they may actually be falling into place.” Six months ago, my world fell apart when my relationship of almost four years came to an end. It was, at the time, one of the most difficult and destructive periods of my life. For many months, I struggled to cope with day-to-day life, and my mood was zig-zagging all over the place. Skip forward to November, Continue reading →

In fond memory of a wonderful grandfather

My grandfather passed away Thursday evening (27th February 2014), aged 84, at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. He was admitted with an inflamed pancreas which was fairly quickly resolved, but he unfortunately went on to contract an infection of MRSA in his legs, another infection in his lungs as well as problems with his kidneys.  Granddad was also showing the early signs of dementia, which seemed to worsen during his time in hospital. I visited him yesterday to say my final goodbyes, and I’m Continue reading →