It’s a year since I got in a car and, for half an hour, managed to suggest to an examiner that I was the boss of it and could make it work within the laws of the land.
And, after a year of driving, during which I’ve tried really hard to stretch myself rather than do [...]
It’s obvious that if you’ve had breast cancer, you check you breasts often.
It’s obvious that if you find a lump you tell your family.
It’s obvious that they look worried and tell you to call the hospital.
It’s obvious that that’s what you do, even though there’s a part of you that keeps poking that new lump, [...]
I’m not always good at detail. I’ve always known this – I have to force myself to sew in ends when I’ve finished knitting something, to put the last couple of bits of shopping away, to look up postcodes before I put something in the post – but having my book copy-edited really brought it [...]