The Bench

The Bench He was sitting on his bench overlooking the harbour, well…not his really, but it had the best view. It was his morning ritual, weather permitting; he always brought a little something for the birds. Over the years others had sat on this seat, never for long. Eventually it had become accepted. The name on the Bench long forgotten.

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The Long Trek ( Part three}

At last ,in spite of our apprehension, there was a glimmer of  hope.   Now for the grim reality of treatment. Apart from six sessions of chemotherapy ,one every three weeks, there were numerous other procedures like scans, x-rays,bone biopsies, lumbar punctures,injections at the hospital and at home to boost my immune system,some of them not very pleasant. Thanks to

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The long Trek, (Part two)

After the initial diagnosis following the endoscopy I was sent back to my GP with a letter. The following morning I had an appointment with my General Practitioner.I handed over the letter which he read,and which seemed to shock him.He arranged for me to be fast tracked to the District Hospital,and and generally tried to reassure me as much as

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