Rheumatoid Disease Awareness Month

It’s Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Month. Only I prefer to call it Rheumatoid Disease. ‘Arthritis’ simply means inflammation of the joints. There are over 70 different types of ‘arthritis’. RD/RA is something else. It can be severe, crippling and extremely debilitating. It’s a whole lot more than joint pain.  So what else is it? Well, as […]

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Living in Lockdown – Gonzo Weekly

My ‘living in lockdown’ story and photos dropped in May in ‘Gonzo’ from the UK. Gonzo is all about music and art and it’s continuing value in our lives. The current issue covers our response to Covid-19, and how creatives are coping with lockdowns all around the world. And the Ian Anderson story -which is […]

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On ‘Toxic Positivity’

Look, I get it. We are living in challenging times. And we do what we can to cope. I regularly do yoga because it helps me cope with life, both physically and mentally. I practise mindfulness because it is helpful to count one’s blessings, especially  when feeling overwhelmed. I have a collection of crystals because […]

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