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Another Colonoscopy post . . .

The current upshot of my “Colonoscopy posts is that my on line pre-assessment questionnaire disappeared into cyber space and has never been heard of since. But we did get an appointment by phone from the DGRI to go an see … Continue reading

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Anecdote . . .

On the 6th February 1952 we were gathered together – presumably at break time – in Room 17, the Science VIth Form Room at Sutton County Grammar School. We had a small radio, a one valve set I think, built … Continue reading

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83 YEARS AGO . . .

We sat at home knowing that the Prime Minister was going to broadcast at 11.00 am. We put the wireless on . . . “I am speaking to you from the cabinet room at 10 Downing Street. This morning the … Continue reading

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Light Relief . . .

There is a bit more to life than Colonoscopies and choosing a new leader for the once Conservative Party, so have a look at these, and hopefully, crack a smile or two . . . Quotes by Groucho Marx: The … Continue reading

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Colonoscopy . . . Part the Fourth

It seems that meeting the Anaesthetist is passé. Yesterday I received a web based pre operative assessment questionnaire from the D&G NHS via someone/something called Ultramed – “This assessment will take 30 to 60 minutes to complete”. It sure did. … Continue reading

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Colonoscopy . . . Part the Third

Trip to see the Surgeon yesterday. He explained all the test results and it turns out that the lesions in my colon are not yet cancers, but are pre-cancerous. Thus there are two lines of approach. One is to leave … Continue reading

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Colonoscopy . . . Part the Second

I got to the hospital OK, a volunteer appeared and willingly and cheerfully wheeled me to the Short Stay Unit where I was immediately put into a hospital gown. Error. Several of us sat in a waiting room and I … Continue reading

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Colonoscopy . . . Part the First

I am sitting in our living room with a blanket of my knees, the rain is beating on the windows, and the wind is making weird noises round the house. It is the 28th of June, just a week after … Continue reading

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Here we are again . . .

There has been as you can see, something of a pause in the blogging of late. To cut a long story short, I wasn’t feeling to well for some time, had spells of dizziness and symptoms not unlike angina and … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson – by a Psychologist . . .

The following is taken from “The Conversation” and was written by Steve Taylor, you can read about him HERE. It is dated 16 May 2022, 1.37 pm BST. The darkness of Boris Johnson: a psychologist on the prime minister’s unpalatable … Continue reading

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