JAMES FRANK MIDDLETON (1940-2014)

‘That’s Life!’ At Midday on Monday, 27th January, all available seats were taken at the beautiful old church of St Mary in Melton Mowbray as around 150 people gathered to pay their final respects to and to lament the unfortunate passing of popular resident Jim Middleton. The Grim Reaper continues to silently plough his lonely […]

A SOFT PEDUNCULATED GROWTH

DEFINITELY NOT FOR THE SQUEAMISH!     Action on Bladder Cancer I have recently discovered an article which was published in ‘The British Medical Journal’ of 1892 which I feel should be placed alongside my personal account of 21st Century surgery (see, ‘The Tale of a Tumour’).  I am cognisant of the fact that the […]

TALE OF A TUMOUR

13th October, 2016: Update. I  have this day visited the Leicester General Hospital for my annual check-up. After a long absence, I was again to meet up with my Consultant, Mr Roger Kockelbergh, the very clever man who was to finally remove my bladder (Cystectomy)  in 2009.  He was there today to inform me that […]