B12ing grateful for good health

imageSomebody should really tell doctors that asking someone to come in ‘straight away’ to hear their test results when all they have is a vitamin B12 deficiency can cause a lot of unnecessary alarm. On my solitary walk down to the surgery, my mind ran the whole gamut of possibilities….cancer, three months to live and so on. When I got there, it seems he was having something of a slow morning so thought he’d bring me in to pass the time. Needless to say, I can’t really complain about the outcome or the service. Continue reading

Writers Anonymous

Hello my name is stickerOne by one they enter the room. Colour moving into a pale white space. White walls, white tables, whiteboard at the front. They write their first names on labels and smooth them onto their chests. They each recite the obligatory introductory verse ‘Hi, my name is…’ Those already in the room respond with the chorus ‘Hi…’ This isn’t AA, it’s a night class for writers. Continue reading