How creativity helped me to cope

When I was in hospital during my chemotherapy sessions, I tried to distract myself from the fact that I was hooked up to a drip, and that powerful drugs were surging through a pipe and into my body. I took time to enjoy colouring pictures and doodle.  It felt like a simple way to while […]

31 Jan 2014


Curls curls curls

In this photo of me at a public book reading, you will see that I have very curly hair.  This is a direct result of chemotherapy.  When I was a child, I had wavy light brown hair; and to be honest I loved it.  But when cancer came to call, I lost every last strand […]

23 Jan 2014