Eighteen and Cancer, one year on

It was a year ago I published my book ‘Eighteen and Cancer‘. Writing a book is hard, or so I learned, while doing so about something so personal is even harder. My intention with publishing it was twofold: (i) help others by sharing my story about the diagnosis and how I overcame it – not …

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Interview with Bátor Tábor

Posting on the blog has been very slow due to a recently started travelling sabbatical (you can follow us on this Instagram page). While new content is being created I wanted to share an interview I did with Bátor Tábor, following the publishing of the book. You can read it in full on their website. ——————– …

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Recent interview

Just a short one to mention that I was recently on ValueWalk’s ValueTalks podcast to talk about my book and investing, amongst other things. It is available in full on Soundcloud (click here for the link).

Yes to Life podcast interview

I am grateful to Yes to Life for having me on their podcast to talk about the book. I really enjoyed the conversation and Robin asked some tough questions about writing the book, the cancer experience and life in general, which made it even more fun.   The interview is available on demand on UK Health Radio …

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Bonus Chapter: So What?

As mentioned earlier, I had a lot of leftover material after the editing, which didn’t make the cut. Below is another chapter that I wanted to share. Enjoy! ———————————————– So What?   One of life’s greatest lessons is that somebody will always have it better than you. They’ll be healthier, happier, richer or however else …

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Bonus chapter: Never Alone

Happy New Year! Hope you all had a wonderful holiday season with family and friends and looking forward to an amazing 2018. As we were going through the final editing of the book many chapters had to come out not to interrupt the flow (oh it was painful – it felt like choosing between your …

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More Than Just SeriousFun – A Yale Study on the Amazing Effect of Therapeutic Recreation Camps

When introducing the great work of Bátor Tábor I get compassionate although often somewhat confused looks. Some have a hard time grasping the concept of therapeutic camps. “You mean it’s like a summer camp?” Well, technically it takes place when the weather is nice, yes. “Is it like an adventure camp?” They do a lot of …

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Overview on Cancer Survival Rates

Earlier in the year a collection of US government agencies and cancer groups released a report on cancer survival rates. I’ll spare you the analysis (although it’s worth reading), which you can find on the Oxford University Press website, but the good news is that survival rates are generally speaking trending up. The good news …

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