Dark Skies


Dark Skies
Weird cloud formations as seen over Queen Alexandra Hospital yesterday afternoon

Weird cloud formations as seen over Queen Alexandra Hospital yesterday afternoon.

Update: Apparently this kind of formation is known as Mammatus, also known as mammatocumulus (meaning “mammary cloud” or “breast cloud”), is a meteorological term applied to a cellular pattern of pouches hanging underneath the base of a cloud. The name mammatus is derived from the Latin mamma (meaning “udder” or “breast”).

My Prostate and Me – Part 3


Template Biopsy ! Monday was one of the longest days of my life. I was scheduled for a “Template Biopsy” which for the un-initiated is described thus ….. The template biopsy is carried out using an ultrasound probe which is passed into your back passage and samples of the prostate gland are obtained through the… Continue reading My Prostate and Me – Part 3

My Prostate and Me – Part 2


Some of you may have read my previous post on this subject. I realise that I left it as something of an open-ended, cliff edge item. I had intended to follow-up fairly quickly with the following but for some reason I found I couldn’t  seem to find the time ??? Yet I managed to post… Continue reading My Prostate and Me – Part 2

My Prostate and Me – Part 1


Here I am in my 60th year. I have made it through most of my adult life without suffering anything worse than the common cold and the occasional bout of flu. A couple of years back I was diagnosed with hypertension and have been taking tablets ever since to keep things under control. All has… Continue reading My Prostate and Me – Part 1

Heart attack patients receive best treatment in south at Queen Alexandra Hospital


No wonder the authorities keep trying to skim the QA skills and move them to Southampton. QUEEN Alexandra Hospital’s heart attack unit is the best in the south, the latest figures show. Patients have a better chance of surviving than any other hospital in the area and victims from as far away as West Sussex… Continue reading Heart attack patients receive best treatment in south at Queen Alexandra Hospital