1. Great Western Air Ambulance Visit

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    I recently got invited over to Bristol to meet the doctors at the Great Western Air Ambulance that treated me in a crushed Mini, half way through a hedge on the side of the road after a taxi driver decided his side of the road wasn’t interesting enough. We were...
  2. 2 year smiley face

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    Two years ago today I was in a coma, inside intensive care unit, under the surgeons knife. Sounds rather bleak, but anniversaries make you think of these things in a specific way, such as I did sitting in a traffic queue this morning at roughly the same time as the...
  3. Court in the act

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    Yesterday was the criminal court case relating to my car accident in November last year, with the other driver having been charged with careless driving. I won’t go into too many details, though the case has now been heard and is public information. Having never been in court, I didn’t...
  4. Another day, another doc…

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    Yesterday’s mission to Frenchay hospital entailed multiple visits to X-ray and the consultant, words of encouragement to start phasing out the ortho boot and crutches, news that my right leg isn’t quite as “fixed” as previously announced and a small protrusion on my right elbow is a piece of wire....
  5. You’re not alone…

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    Tonight I spoke to Clare, a woman who stayed with me whilst I was trapped in the car, following the accident, until the paramedics arrived. As a mother, she said she wanted me to know I wasn’t alone at the scene, that her daughter Charlotte, a trainee doctor also helped,...
  6. Stunt Driver

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    Well, it had to be said – with my recent car battling in the A40 just outside Cheltenham, this is the result, so watch out kiddies! This is me post-op looking surprisingly chipper! The glasses you might be able to spy are the winners trophy from Prescott Photographic “best on...
  7. Hospital bed linen

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    Well, it’s been a while since I was admitted to hospital after a car accident, which mystery still surrounds for me at least. I know it was head on and I was on the right side of the road. Other that that, it’s a gooey splodge of a memory. I’m...

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