WOULD YOU LIKE TO OWN A SIGNED GUITAR BY A “ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME(R) AND PROG ROCK LEGEND?”

A PROG IN THE PARK 2.0 UPDATE If you were at the inaugural Prog in the Park (PITP) in April 2019, you may recall that there was so many great raffle and auction prizes. So many people had contacted myself and Brian, asking us “so how can I win that prize?” Etc. When answering thisContinue reading “WOULD YOU LIKE TO OWN A SIGNED GUITAR BY A “ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME(R) AND PROG ROCK LEGEND?””

THE CHRISSY B SHOW – TONIGHT AT 10PM

BEING A GUEST ON THE UK’s ONLY MENTAL HEALTH AND GENERAL WELLBEING TV SHOW At 10:00pm tonight (Monday 3rd December 2018) I am appearing on; The Chrissy B Show. This is being shown on Sky Channel 191 (mytv). It will be repeated on Wednesday 5th December 2018 and again on Friday 7th December 2018. Both shows willContinue reading “THE CHRISSY B SHOW – TONIGHT AT 10PM”

CLUTCHING AT STRAWS, MORE LIKE AN ALARM!

CLUTCHING AN ALARM! My 3rd year anniversary of the surgery that kept me alive was on Sunday 7 October 2018. So in a way, you can say that I could have celebrated my 3rd birthday on that day, but it was just a low profile day. But before that day, I had a couple ofContinue reading “CLUTCHING AT STRAWS, MORE LIKE AN ALARM!”

LIFE IN SEVERE CHRONIC PAIN – PART 3: IT ALL BEGAN WITH THE BRIGHT LIGHT

It all began with the bright light The bright light and the noise The chaos of the sense and the scream of desire The intro of track 2; IT ALL BEGAN WITH THE BRIGHT LIGHT from the album Brave by Marillion THE NIGHT I MET MY FAVOURITE ALL TIME SINGER It was December 2012, IContinue reading “LIFE IN SEVERE CHRONIC PAIN – PART 3: IT ALL BEGAN WITH THE BRIGHT LIGHT”

LIFE IN SEVERE CHRONIC PAIN – PART 2

LIFE IN CHRONIC PAIN PART 2
WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

This looks at when I was first diagnosed with a para-spinal tumour, after being mis-diagnosed for 3 and a half years.

The how my medical care was then passed on to the Western General Hospital Edinburgh.

WAKANDA FOREVER

WAKANDA FOREVER A BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION It was Kirsty’s birthday last week and her parents very kindly had wee Nathan at their house so that we could enjoy a rare night out together to celebrate. Kirsty had suggested going over to Edinburgh, catch a movie and then have a drink and something to eat. We wentContinue reading “WAKANDA FOREVER”

DOCTOR, DOCTOR

DOCTOR, DOCTOR A while ago I was talking to my good mate Stuart about ‘doctor’s appointment’s’ and what goes on in peoples minds while waiting to being seen. You know what it’s usually like when sitting in the waiting room at the local GP practice or waiting room in a hospital, it’s usually quite fullContinue reading “DOCTOR, DOCTOR”

THANK GOD FOR THE INTERNET

Thank God For The Internet I was originally going to call this entry: The Power Of The Internet. But then I found myself singing along to the Marillion song in the back of mind, Interior Lulu from the 1999 album marillion.com. ‘In our racing stripes We rejoice at being “connected” Without touching Thank god forContinue reading “THANK GOD FOR THE INTERNET”

BRAVE

  BRAVE When I see my Oncologist for a routine appointment, one of the first questions I usually get is, “So then Kevin, how have you been and how’s the pain?” Dr Sara Erridge at the Western General Hospital (WGH) Edinburgh, has been my oncologist from December 2011. Its fair too say that we haveContinue reading “BRAVE”