Beautiful Bowel Cancer Poetry

Lots of people asked Patrick to publish his limericks about life with stage 4 bowel cancer. Sadly, this cruel illness meant he didn’t get the chance but I’m so proud to be doing it for him instead.  In sharing I hope I’m keeping up Patrick’s work - raising awareness of bowel cancer and getting people … Continue reading Beautiful Bowel Cancer Poetry

Cancer & Grief: A Daughter’s Perspective

I’m Alice, Patrick’s daughter. I lost my dad to bowel cancer on 25 January. Throughout his illness dad wrote this blog bravely sharing his experience and raising awareness of this cruel disease. Since his death, my mum has kept the blog going – to tell the end of his story and share how it has … Continue reading Cancer & Grief: A Daughter’s Perspective

A Partner’s Perspective, Part II

Back in February, my wife Sarah wrote a lovely blog reflecting on her experiences since my stage 4 bowel cancer diagnosis back in June 2017. Well almost seven months on, she's written another one about life as the partner of someone with advanced cancer. I hope you enjoy it! A Partner's Perspective, Part II I can’t believe … Continue reading A Partner’s Perspective, Part II