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UNBREAKABLE SPIRIT is a book that reveals the different experiences of people whose lives have been touched by cancer – whether they have had cancer themselves, or a loved one. Here is a little from the introduction of the book:


It is difficult to make sense of cancer,...

I read with interest the different media articles that appeared after actress Angelina Jolie revealed that she’d had a double mastectomy to prevent breast cancer. I applaud her brave decision and also think she has been very courageous by speaking publicly about such a...

Cancer is so limited…

It cannot cripple love

It cannot shatter hope

It cannot corrode faith

It cannot eat away peace

It cannot destroy confidence.


Cancer is so limited…

It cannot shut out memories

It cannot silence courage

It cannot invade the soul

It cannot reduce eternal life


It’s about a year on after finishing my treatments for breast cancer and I find that cancer has impacted on my life in ways I wouldn’t have considered beforehand. An interview that I did with another breast cancer survivor in her thirties for my book UNBREAKABLE SPIRIT...

I was recently the face for an appeal for my local hospice. Following is a slightly edited version of the newsletter. I urge you to support your local hospice also!


I have supported Hospice North Shore for twelve years. Christmas is a time that I am most grateful for t...

I’ve done a bit of navel gazing in the past year. In 2011 I was diagnosed with breast cancer and after surgery I went on to have chemotherapy and radiotherapy. It’s taken a while to recover, but I’m now completely cancer free and feeling healthy and well again. It’s wo...

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