Tag: Dementia

Visiting my mum

For those who follow her progress, I can report that my mum seems to be well and thriving in her home in India. Although I had to explain who I was the first time we went to see her yesterday, she’s recognised me each time...

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Remover of Obstacles

It’s been quite a mixed day. I managed to take my mum and a carer out for a drive around the locality today. I don’t think that she gets out much, although I think sometimes her carers take her for a little walk. The...

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“Indian summer”

Oh dear. My sincere apologies for the tardiness of posting this. I did, in fact, write it yesterday but there appeared to be no internet connection last night, which was more than rather disappointing. Anyway better late than...

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On the road home

    Good evening from Mumbai Here I am in another hotel very near the airport and so far it’s a good one. We’ll see whether I have an uninterrupted night’s sleep, which would be nice for a change. All...

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Maharashtra in June

View across to the local ghat from the dining room. OK, it’s not a great photo but it’s tipping down and I’ve already had my shower today. I’m writing this post on June 22nd 2015. I’d like to make that...

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Settled

It’s a short one from me tonight. I’m ensconced in the plush luxury of the new lounge at...

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A little bit of history

  My mother has dementia.  Fiercely independent, she lives in conditions that  healthy people might call squalid.  She has not been well for the last couple of weeks. She has chest and urinary infections and, though she...

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Brick wall

Good morning Ms Handler of Passport Enquiries, Newport, Gwent. In reply to your email suggesting that, because of Data Protection issues, you cannot discuss my complaint with me, made about the person at your Victoria Passport...

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I was lucky enough to be invited to the fabulous wedding of @emproji and @lukephilosophy last weekend

I was lucky enough to be invited to the fabulous wedding of @emproji and @lukephilosophy last weekend

I was lucky enough to be invited to the fabulous wedding of @emproji and @lukephilosophy last weekend. Agonising about what to wear, I came across this gorgeous dress from Bombshell. Even better news: they had my size and it was reduced! It would have been rude not to!

I know these doors are supposed to be the ultimate in high security but I despise them

I know these doors are supposed to be the ultimate in high security  but I despise them

I know these doors are supposed to be the ultimate in high security but I despise them. I mean look how ugly they are! White UPVC, no definite sense of style nor era and the opening is both tiny and a trip hazard. How on earth are you supposed to… [more]

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