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Chapter 6 – The Toss of a Coin

I was discharged back into the wild after a total of four Proton Beam Therapy sessions, served straight from that ‘throne of trepidation’ – the chair. The doctors had informed me that my left eyesight would play a vanishing act over time, gradually...

Chapter 5 – Fire Photon Torpedos!

Now that my new metal eye ornaments were firmly in place, it was off to Liverpool’s Clatterbridge Hospital, where I’d be getting a dose of photon beam therapy. It was a simple plan: Drive up to “The Pool,” stay in a conveniently placed hotel...

Chapter 4 – Tantalum Time

Before they could go all “Star Trek” on me with the proton beam, they needed to figure out where to point their phaser, so to speak. You see, with ocular tumours, you can’t just wing it. The eye isn’t just a delicate organ. It’s also...

Chapter 3 – Did Somebody Say Covid?

Oh, remember the early days of 2020? It feels like a century ago now, doesn’t it? That’s when we were just getting our tongues around words like COVID-19, furlough, and viral load. Anyway, my docs decided to ship me off to this place in Liverpool called...