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The first step is the hardest (but might not be the most painful).

Previous Post –┬áHere goes nothing. Or my balls. I went to see the doctor last Thursday. As it turns out it was pretty straightforward, but only because my wife and I had done our homework. We’ve been through a lot in the last couple of years, individually and together, and our doctor has been involved ...

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Ronald McDonald House

When my daughter was born with a multicystic diplastic kidney, it seemed like every other week that we were making the trip to Oxford Children’s Hospital. My wife got the worst of it by far, having to spend her days and nights in the same chair beside my daughter’s cot, with what amounted to a ...

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The trouble with road rage

I’m as bad as anyone else when it comes to getting annoyed at other people when they drive badly. And there have been occasions (I’m not proud) when I’ve leant on the horn or flipped the bird at another driver, usually after ascertaining that they’re not bigger than me. But here’s the thing. Recently I ...

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Here goes nothing. Or my balls.

OK, so the decision is made. I’m going to have the snip. Having said that, it’s easier said than done. I’ve asked for an appointment with the GP but it’s 2 weeks away. I’ll put money on that being an appointment to talk about an appointment, but I’ll get my personal topiary under control just ...