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Graham Martin
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Transverse Myelitis - chronic management
A succinct summary of the ongoing problems from Transverse Myelitis can be found at Well worth looking at, digesting possible solutions, and then acting on as much as you possibly can...
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Haiku on Depend/ Survive/ Nervous/ Last/
Depend Your best quality Is dependability You are always there A small dependant Lost child
hanging round my neck To be remembered Need to write
haiku I depend on
mindfulness Evoked by a word Survive A thought keeps nagging I've told it to go away How will ...
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Making of a Child Psychiatrist: (78) Psychiatric beginnings (1); Australia
We flew into Adelaide on the 18 th December 1974. Fortunately, we were able to move into the pre-arranged house
straight away; an old bluestone villa on Kermode Street, owned by the hospital.
All I would have to do to get to work was get up, shower and dres...
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Haiku on Mess/ Attraction/ Unreality/ Start/ Thinking
Mess Making Pavlova Oh dear, I dropped it
again One more Eton Mess Post Brexit  chaos Now Corbyn has
dropped the ball One more Eton mess Surrounded by
mess Meditating
quietly Fix the inside first On Attraction A jolly good wash The glamour girl
disappears P...
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Making of a Child Psychiatrist: (77) The General Practitioner (22); Blue Sky Dreaming
Jan
had had a good pregnancy, and was feeling well, but given the rather
precipitate birth of Rod we felt it was appropriate to have the safety of the
Margate Hospital maternity ward. Given Rod had had jaundice, and Jan had been
blocked from breast-feeding,...
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Haiku on Deep/ ?/ Always/ Between/ Challenge/ Plan
Deep Deep in the forest Jade portal slightly
ajar I enter heaven Awake in the night Watching your deep sleeping form Beautiful dreamer Your indentation Deep in bed clothes next to me A slight hint of lust ? Best not write haiku With a mind consumed by filth...
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Haiku on Finally/ No/ Practice/ Pride/ Look
Finally At last they can start Finally a beginning Slightly soggy pitch Heated arguments Our world is full of
hot air Finally agreed He waited for
years Finally his beard
sprouted Then wished it hadn't No There is no honour In killing human beings Never, an...
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Making of a Child Psychiatrist: (76) The General Practitioner (21); Blue Sky Dreaming
On Family Of course, listening to a wide range of
theoretical approaches to working with families at the conference, and at the
same time planning to uproot your own growing family and transport it half way
round the world, makes you reflect on your own exp...
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Haiku on Long/ Slip/ Point/ Turn/ Sad
Long Watching the sunset Revelling in
achievements Casting long shadows He had a long face Some people thought him
mournful Pulling the old hearse Long and merry life Surrounded by family Universal dream Slip 'Slippy Downs', how
cute No... Aboriginal
'Sippy...
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Making of a Child Psychiatrist: (75) The General Practitioner (20); Blue Sky Dreaming
In early 1973, we found out that Jan
was pregnant again, with the new baby due in late October. We were, of course,
ecstatic and perhaps hoping for a girl. The pregnancy was going well, but Jan
and I had not had a break for a long time and, although we were...
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