Archive for April, 2009

Josie, Mr Smith & The Watchers

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

On Monday we went to Kirstenbosch to meet up with … uhh … let’s just say Mr & Mrs Smith. It was fun to catch up with Patrick and Dallah and little Samuel.

MGW celebrates another year of growing more lovely

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

It’s been a good day …

When the Sister offers you a cup of tea, the correct answer is “Yes”

Saturday, April 25th, 2009

There’s no tea quite as good as hospital tea. When the Sister came in at 5am yesterday I was sleeping on my camp mat on the floor of Sophie’s room (she had the candour to laugh once her eyes had adjusted to the dark). If you need to wake up in that situation there’s not [...]

That time again

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

It’s that time again. Sophie’s on the bed across the room with a loom of wires glued to her scalp and her head bandaged like Chief Inspector Clouseau in a particularly poor disgweez …

Bad Science

Saturday, April 11th, 2009

“The Doctor Will Sue You Now” – rivetting previously unpublished chapter (Matthias Rath attempted litigation) from Ben Goldacre’s book Bad Science: http://www.badscience.net/2009/04/matthias-rath-steal-this-chapter/ The more people who read this the better – spread it around with reference to the original source. While it does nothing to excuse the idiocy of the recent South African political stance [...]

13 Years

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

I’ve just had the most incredible 13 years of my life. Thanks MGW.