A bit of a bounce last week…

It was results time last Tuesday morning when I visited the Royal Victoria Hospital’s GUM clinic for possibly the last time. Since diagnosis my CD4 count has been rather on the low side, on diagnosis, it was 100, and has dropped to 80, before climbing up to above 200. Last Tuesday morning I got told that … Continue reading A bit of a bounce last week…

When there is trouble, we will hear about it, don’t worry.

It has been a wonderful Christmas Day which has been only slightly spoiled by people reading reports on Twitter, fearing the worst, demanding to be told, and forgetting that in the bad old days of the Northern Irish Troubles we heard in the morning. 24 hours a day news has spoilt us. As I have … Continue reading When there is trouble, we will hear about it, don’t worry.

This House Believes we will see the end of AIDS

Earlier this evening, The Queen’s University Literific Society was debating the motion, This House Believes we will see the end of AIDS I was invited to speak in the debate, which is how they are marking World AIDS Day. It is some time since I have spoken in a formal debate, so I hope that … Continue reading This House Believes we will see the end of AIDS

Three o’clock and no food – not the thing to do.

Some days I eat plenty, and other days I don’t. Today is definitely one of the latter. I've got plenty done. We – our cleaner and me – have got quite a lot done. washing up done (cleaner) hoovering done (cleaner) washing put away (both of us) Cloak room started to be sorted (both of … Continue reading Three o’clock and no food – not the thing to do.