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Whims and Wishes

I am writing poems about cancer for Macmillan Cancer Support because I want people to know that we care...

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Macmillan Cancer Support

We give you the support you need to live life as fully as you can

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We're here to help everyone with cancer live life as fully as they can, providing physical, financial and emotional support.  So whatever cancer throws your way, we're right there with you.


I want to do this because my mother had a sarcoma when I was a child, since when both she and I have had breast cancer, meanwhile my brother is in remission from leukemia.  My uncle and father-in-law died of prostate cancer, my aunt of lung cancer and a friend from ovarian cancer.  Yet I feel blessed, I have met and been supported by such wonderful people, I have faced the world pickled, burnt and bald, with a giggle but questionable dignity.

I know the world is not ready for the one boob bikini,  but there are 2.5 million people living with cancer in the UK today, and as more people live longer with their cancer, this number is set to grow to 4 million by 2030.  I am happy for you to share my work, and will be even happier if you make a donation to my fundraising page :)

I can't do it alone, if this is going to work I need to get it further, so I have set up a Facebook page too, at, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Whims-and-Wishes/505658006228162  Please like it and share it?

Thank you -I am raising funds in the hope that those who are far more wise can help those who are far more deserving, just a little more...

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