Tag Archives: Other Half

The Bunion Bugle: Stage Seven

It’s Over, Mr. Fabulous Day 50: You’ll have to excuse me for a moment while I have a quick weep. It’s probably for the best but I saw Mr. Fabulous, my handsome Hungarian Orthopaedic Surgeon, for the last time yesterday. This, … Continue reading

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The Bunion Bugle: Stage Six

The Darco Nightmare, Jimmy Choo Fantasy And The Ethel Reality Day 40: What with scabs and dry skin falling off (and big toenail refusing to grow much at all) and Bio Oil rubbings and foot-elevation (yep, still), this bunion op … Continue reading

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The Bunion Bugle: Stage Four

Cabin Fever, The Essential Bedside Table And When’s Bunion Awareness Day? Day 21 It’s three weeks since the op – she says, in case anyone can’t do the maths – and I’m well enough to write the next, marginally shorter, … Continue reading

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The Bunion Bugle – Stage Three

Staying In And Stitches Out: Written on Day 11: The previous post was written at 5 days and I’m adding this at 11 days post-op. I’ve found my routine. As mentioned, the first two days of getting up and living downstairs – … Continue reading

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Art and I: An Open Relationship

Art and I didn’t always get on. I didn’t know much about it. My parents were folk who thought art was the one print of ‘The Haywain‘ on the dining-room wall, or the lairy ’70s green, geometrically-patterned wallpaper in the … Continue reading

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