A year in moments #14 – Bleedin’ hell

The winter sun was shining on my face, feeling warm against the chill of the air, as I ran slowly up the hill. I was feeling a bit grotty, a bit sluggish, and it was good to get outside. I stopped to take a picture halfway up the hill, the view across the snow-capped mountains … Continue reading A year in moments #14 – Bleedin’ hell

A year in people #74 – Emma

“Tara! I need your help.” My friend Emma shouted from downstairs. “I think you need to call an ambulance.” She was staying with me after an operation in which a metal coil was put down the main (femoral) artery in her leg.  “I think something’s bleeding inside, it’s happened really quickly.” She lifted the covers … Continue reading A year in people #74 – Emma