.............I'm OK. The 5th of March will be 6 months since I had the oesophagectomy, and, apart from a few little niggles, it seems to have worked. I still have a broken rib, and I still have to sleep sitting up, but it beats the hell out of the alternative, so I have learned to keep complaints to a minimum!
I hope if anything good were to come out of this, that it will encourage other men (who are notoriously difficult to get to the doctor) to recognise little symptoms and get checked out early. Oesophageal cancer is a killer, mainly because in most cases it's diagnosed too late - I was caught early, and have survived because of that. Most cancers, if caught early enough, are treatable.
On a lighter note, I am in the process of making a revamped version of 'Zoe', which will look stunning when she's finished, so there's another for the workshop pot!
Here's the old 'Zoe'........................the new one is chartreuse and gold, with chrysolite crystals!