Update on Just to Say....

My operation went well, very little pain….

Went back to Guys Hospital last Friday for the results and thankfully all clear. A small tumour, caught early, and lymph nodes clear. A stage 1 non aggressive cancer.

Unfortunately, because the tumour was a funny shape they didn’t get a big enough margin of healthy tissue so now have to go back for another operation on 15th December!
I am getting more nervous about this one. But will be over with very soon.

Still to find out exact treatment but probably 4 weeks of radiotherapy and a drug for 5 years. Then, if all clear still, my chances of getting breast cancer again will be the same as for anyone else – 1 in 9 (which really is quite high).

So, ladies and gents (yes, you men too can get it) check yourselves regularly and if you f…

Just to say...

…. sorry to you all for not looking or commenting on your work for such a long time.

Things have been a bit hectic in the last 6 weeks, and may well be so for a few more weeks.

I have now moved back to Witney in Oxfordshire… a change of scenery! And, just after I had got a date to move, I was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. Only a tiny lump that will be removed on Wednesday, and hopefully not spread.

Take care, my friends. I will be back on RB more regularly very soon.



Thank you to whoever bought a print of Stiletto Fetiche – really appreciate this sale as one of my favourite images.

Pension Reality Check

Oh BRITAIN , where did we go wrong?

We’re “broke” and can’t help our own Seniors, Veterans, Orphans, Homeless etc.?

Are you aware of the following?

The British Government provides the following financial assistance: -

BRITISH OLD AGED PENSIONER (bearing in mind they worked hard and paid their Income Tax and National Insurance contributions to the British government all their working life) Weekly allowance: £106.00
IMMIGRANTS/REFUGEES LIVING IN BRITAIN (No Income Tax and National Insurance contribution whatsoever) Weekly allowance: £250.00

BRITISH OLD AGED PENSIONER Weekly Spouse allowance: £25.00

BRITISH OLD AGED PENSIONER Additional weekly hardship allowance £0.00