Wednesday, September 23, 2009 

Oh joy, I have shingles

Now doesn't that take the biscuit, my life is ruddy complete? What I thought was a muscular strain in my right arm, albeit painful, that started about a week ago and lasted through my Nelsonic weekend is a nasty case of shingles. I'm on a LOT of antiviral meds, 5 x 800mg a day. Hopefully this'll prevent the spread of this virus, take care of the awful rash that suddenly appeared yesterday, before the side effects of the meds kill me.

I actually think I'm lucky, shingles can be nasty, especially if blisters appear near, or in eyes. At the moment, only my right arm is affected, and hopefully I caught it within the important first 72 hours. Unfortunately, due to the blisters, I'm now contagious and a danger to anyone who hasn't had the chickenpox (not nice to get the pox when you're an adult). I took some snaps of my blisters, but decided not to post them here as they ain't perty. I'll keep ya posted.


Tuesday, September 22, 2009 

Harrogate September '09 photostream

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Sunday, September 13, 2009 

A spot of R 'n R

Yours truly is still in the midst of processing his 'Scottish' images, but I'm not rushing things. I'm spending 8 more working days away from the 'Evil Empire' with at least 3 in Harrogate for this year's Nelsonica. It's a few years since I spent any time in Yorkshire's poshest town. Looking forward to many photo ops, music courtesy of Bill Nelson (his only gig this year) and a rest from being worked off my arse (oh for a proper work / life balance).

Anyroad, I'm in good spirits having spent some time this weekend with my mum, had a simple but tasty Sunday lunch. Caught the RED ARROWS flying at tree tops, as you do, on their way to Hull marina and the start of the 'Clipper' race.

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