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Step Out for Stroke

It is that time of year again. Once more, Master and I will be taking part in a  Step Out for Stroke event – this time at Broughty Ferry near Dundee on 15 May. This involves a 2.5 mile walk … Continue reading

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Scottish Stroke Assembly

A first. On 15 March this year, the Stroke Association will be holding its first Stroke Assembly in Scotland. This is an opportunity for stroke survivors, their carers and others with an interest in stroke to meet together, exchange news … Continue reading

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A date for your diary

This is Archie basking in Deeside sunshine on 8 March 2015. He is wearing a purple Stroke Association neckerchief, because on 10 May 2015 he will be taking part in a Stroke Association Step Out for Stroke event on Aboyne … Continue reading

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Step out for Stroke Revisited

Enthusiastic readers of this blog will remember that almost a year ago, Hamish and I undertook a sponsored walk – Step Out for Stroke – at Glamis Castle. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to Glamis, though at the time, Hamish complained loudly … Continue reading

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Wednesday 18th September

It was the best of days – it was the worst of days. On Wednesday afternoon (18th September) the warring tribes of the Scottish Parliament met in the chamber to debate Scottish independence in recognition of  That Day – Referendum Day 18 September … Continue reading

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Those HEAT targets again

Followers of this blog will remember I wrote about the apparent reduction in standards for stroke care in Scotland a few weeks ago (If you can’t stand the heat…). I wanted to let you know how I got on when … Continue reading

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Step Out for Stroke

Master has asked me to thank all those who kindly sponsored us both to walk in the Step Out for Stroke event at Glamis Castle today. With your help we raised over £200 for the Stroke Association.  It was a … Continue reading

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Back again

Regular readers of this blog will notice that Master and I have been very silent for a while – this is because Master has been very busy indeed (he says), working and living with no energy left for blogging. It … Continue reading

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Deeside Stroke Group

The Deeside Stroke Group has now existed for three months. We meet weekly to exercise in a cold hall in the centre of Aboyne.  The NHS  provides no ongoing rehabilitation for stroke survivors – you have to manage your own, … Continue reading

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Reception desks and other welcomes

The word “reception” has a variety of meanings – we talk about a drinks reception; there are reception classes in primary schools; it is a word, above all, suggesting a welcome and, hopefully, the open arms of friendship. I am … Continue reading

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