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Life August 26, 2017
Lost for words
When the late writer underwent surgery for a tumour in the language centre of her brain, she faced the fear her command of English would be irrevocably damaged.
Life July 23, 2016
In sickness and in health
As her partner bears witness to all the ambiguity her illness entails, the author has learnt what it means to truly love.
Life October 08, 2016
As her tumour returns, Georgia Blain knows the greatest comfort available to her would be the right to choose how she dies.
Life June 25, 2016
The Unwelcome Guest: Waiting, knowing and MRIs
Dogged by the uncertainty of incurable illness, is there comfort in sometimes not knowing test results?
Life May 21, 2016
The Unwelcome Guest: Meditation and guilt
How do you find the balance between living and the ongoing treatment that brain cancer requires?
Life April 23, 2016
À propos de Pittwater
How our shifting perceptions of art reflect the moment we’re at in our lives.
Life March 26, 2016
Mercy and euthanasia
Euthanasia is often described as a caring act, but should the ongoing needs of the dying take precedence?
Life February 27, 2016
The Unwelcome Guest: Going to plan
Can a detailed planner come to terms with the uncertainty of a cancer diagnosis and learn to live day to day?
Life January 30, 2016
The unwelcome guest
The author's prognosis for a brain tumour was blunt: there was no cure. It is a fact she has been making sense of since.