Month: November 2016

Home of Fred the Snake (and Dr. Peter)

Special visitors, Dorcas Chapman and brother John

Dorcas and my older brother John came to visit. Dorcas and I go back to the late 1960s when she typed our early endoscopy reports at St Thomas’s Hospital in London. Happily she agreed to be my main admin support when I joined the medical staff of The Middlesex Hospital in 1973, and also supervised…
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A sad happy week in England

My former wife, Patricia, died peacefully at our son Andy’s home in Bury St Edmunds, on October 15th. Her lungs gave up. Paddy and I met and were married when I was still a student, in 1960, and built a family together for 25 years. Sadly, our relationship did not survive my career move to…
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