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Trew Fields

We went to a festival a couple of weeks ago.  Some of you might not think that’s anything special but let me tell you – for me it really was.  I am the sort of person who thinks that public loos are best avoided and that the absence of hot and cold running water is...

I’ve been ill

Yes, I’ve been ill – no big deal you say – you are often ill you say. For me being ill is a big deal.  I had an infection which got a real hold on me, resulting in 7 days in hospital and three weeks at home trying to get back to ‘normal’. Now I know that compared with...

Being Happy

March blog   I have been thinking about ‘being happy’ and what that means.  So I was wondering what helps me to be happy.  I thought at first that it might be money, but as anyone touched in some way by an illness such as cancer knows, money isn’t a lot of good – it...

Some Weeks Are Hard

We have exercise circuits twice a week for people on their cancer journey, (contact us for more details). We have lots of fun and its as hard or as easy as we want it to be. We have one rule that is specific to the exercise group – it’s a tough one – but we have...

How does cancer affect your belief?

Its not at all unusual to utter a prayer at times of great stress. Who amongst us has not offered up a quick one when push comes to shove?  Facing a life limiting illness is often a time when we pause and reflect on what really matters in life, on what helps and on...