Charlotte graduating in Physiotherapy at Manchester last week.
Exactly one year ago on this day, my life changed in an instant. It was the day I got my Leukaemia diagnosis, and it set the scene for a challenging year ahead in 2014.
Some good news, as it was announced last week that the ‘Tower of London Poppies’ exhibit won’t be entirely disappearing to its purchasers after Armistice Day, but instead some key sections of it will be travelling the country before becoming a permanent installation at the Imperial War Museum.
My Father passed away recently due to old age and ill health. The funeral ceremony yesterday went according to plan, with no traumas, and a beautiful piece of music to finish. But today, back home and on my own, I’ve been turning the wine into tears.
So here we are on New Year’s Eve, and while the rest of the world prepares to party, I’m sitting in a hospital reception waiting to see my consultant haematologist.