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Still in there somewhere.

For new readers, these are the dementia diaries in which I document the occurrences I encounter when involved with family members, or friends with dementia.  I am now up to my fifth such family member.  The first was my new … Continue reading

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Art

Art is the language of this planet,It knows no boundaries, owes no allegiancesIt illuminates the truth; it speaks to the soul.Art shows us what is – with a better understanding. Art is food for the hunger of the heart.Art is … Continue reading

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Welcome new reader.

Welcome! If you have found me because of a little piece of paper, or a search engine, welcome! This website is incredibly easy to navigate, if you can tap, scroll, or poke you can do it.  There are no pop-ups, … Continue reading

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Inarticulacy.

Inarticulacy, or as I like to think of it, inarticularcy, is its own thingummy jig. If you arse around with the words, which slip, fugitive from your whatsit, (holding with the hands and fingers, begins with rasp) the results are … Continue reading

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Competency.

Have you ever woken up, knowing what was wrong?  Or right? I don’t mean in the normal excessively late middle age things of having a sense of which bits have dropped off in the night, assuming, that is, that you’ve … Continue reading

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God Save the Queen.

In 1969 I had a mini that was advertised as being able to turn on a sixpence.  It was in need of a paint job, a Union Jack was mooted but never arrived and eventually you could inspect the engine … Continue reading

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Learning and that

This is the second time I have written the introduction to this post, because I have lost it somewhere in the computer, which rather proves my point.  I can see a draft of it, written in strange symbols but have … Continue reading

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On the floor.

This is the second post today, scroll down for a non-dementia posting. SMIL is not in a good phase.  Her downward progress, when you consider that this time last year she was at home, has been rapid. I had had … Continue reading

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Vegan patches

I am attempting to distract myself with work. The OH announced he has booked a holiday without me in September, so I am keeping busy with work and trying to forget that it is at least eleven years since I … Continue reading

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Sleep that knits up the ravelled sleeve of thingummyjig.

I do not have problems with sleep.  I get into bed and close my eyes.  End of. However. I bought us new pillows from QVC.  I did this for several reasons.  They (assorted) tell you you should not have the … Continue reading

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