What ignites your Enthusiasm?

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Recently, Josh my 28-year-old grandson, who is currently living in Tasmania texted me asking: “What are some of the things that ignite your enthusiasm and give you fulfilment in your life at the moment Parps?” Without thinking I whipped back a response – “gardening and wild sex!” But I did add that it was a great question and that I’d give it further thought! I kept my word, and I was surprised to come up with such a long list. As it is nearly Christmas again,…

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Gratitude & Relationships

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It’s been 12 months since many of you have heard from me. In my Christmas message last year, I shared the news of being diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer in September 2021 and being given approximately 3 months (or longer) if I tried Chemotherapy. What a roller coaster of a year it has been for me and I’m sure, for many of us! News items have been full of disasters, despair, and devastation, both national and international which have affected so many. I have…

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A very different Christmas

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This year will be a different and special Christmas for me. On the 24th of September I was informed that I have Stage 4 pancreatic cancer! Naturally, that news came as a huge shock to me and my family and friends. As I write this, I am undergoing my 5th Chemo treatment. I’m pleased to report that despite the prognosis, progress is positive, and the cancer is currently regressing making it possible for me to proactively engage with life. This includes socialising, gardening, being able…

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