An Open Letter From One Patient To Another

[A friend asked me for advice for her brother, who’d been recently diagnosed. So I opened a bottle of wine.]

Dear W,

I’m so sorry to hear the news – good luck with the operation. A has asked me to write to you with some advice.…

Movember

Pretty soon I’m going to grow a moustache. Not out of personal preference, but as part of Movember. For a month I’m going to be growing, trimming and tending an unsightly sprawl on my top lip in aid of prostate cancer.…

My first sensible leap of faith

Couldn’t sleep. I started thinking about grid thinking. Then started thinking about grid computing (which exists). And then started thinking I’m a dolt …. there must be more options for gridding your PC than just SETI?

And there are.…