A reflection on my journey with oesophageal cancer

At around this time in 2020 I was given a “two to three months, six months max” terminal oesophageal cancer prognosis.  Two years on, I’m still here and more enthusiastic than ever. This is a reflection on my situation. Read more

Christmas thoughts of hope

Malcolm shares some good news, reflects on 2021 and looks forward with positivity to 2022. Read more

Presentation is everything

A feast for the eyes, the taste buds and the ears.... Read more

An autumn treat

Malcolm brings us some great news and celebrates the humble walnut. Read more

It Ain't Necessarily So

Malcolm reflects on his achievements as he nears the end of The Big Step Challenge and enjoys a delicious meal in the garden. Read more

Taking steps and setting targets

Malcolm uses the Big Step Challenge to reflect on his condition and his situation. Read more

A delicious dinner suggestion as I prepare for The Big Step Challenge

Malcom presents an alternative version of Fish and Chips and talks about why he is taking part in The Big Step Challenge. Read more

Chinese style chicken noodles

Malcolm has an oriental offering for us this week, as always, tweaked to be suitable for those with oesophageal cancer or difficulty swallowing for any other reason. Read more

Anyone for pudding?

Malcolm shares his joy at creating the perfect clafoutis! Read more

A summer platter

Malcolm shares some ideas for a summery tapas style platter to share (or enjoy yourself) which he found to be suitable despite his difficulty in swallowing. Read more

Can my oesophagus be compared to a chimney?

Malcolm assesses his strategy to obtain the nutrition he requires with the use of home cooked food by comparing it to his work as a builder. Read more

Bean and spinach soup

A quick and tasty soup which suitable for anyone living with dysphagia or oesophageal cancer and which will warm you up during this rather dreary weather. Read more