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Recovering from prostate cancer

In March this year I was diagnosed with prostate cancer and had to decide whether to have radiotherapy or have my prostate removed (radical prostatectomy). Without going into detail, I weighed up these options and chose surgery.   The operation was carried out at the end of April and went extremely well. My post-operation recovery…

Read more › News - 10th July 2018

Three qualities of parkrun

I’m a relative newbie to parkrun and this spring retired to Penrith in Cumbria. While taking part in Penrith parkrun, my new home event, and thinking about how friendly people were, just like at my former home parkrun in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, I remembered that an influential American therapist listed three qualities that are essential if…