Introduction to The Seed

Cristina, the initiator of #GMKIN, asked me to write a poem about relationships developed on #GMKIN to share at #UKKW2016. When I was first diagnosed with #ESRD eight years ago there were no local kidney information support groups that I was informed about or aware of. #GMKIN helps fill that gap. I hope people enjoy[…]

Abba, Dementia and Empathy

Cristina and I have given a few presentations about GMKIN in the past few months but they felt like rehearsals for the main event, the British Renal Society Annual Conference which this year was held at Leeds University. Our journey to Leeds didn’t bode well for the rest of the conference: motorway traffic jams, a[…]

GMKIN Registration and Blogging process

I recently created a document (see link below) which gives a step by step overview of registering on the GMKIN website and also how to create your own blogs.  If you’re already registered on the GMKIN website then simply login and proceed to the section of the attached document about creating you own blog.  […]

Healthy Kidneys, Healthy Lives

I spoke briefly at yesterday’s Healthy Kidneys, Healthy Lives event at the Reebok Stadium in support of Cristina Vasilica’s excellent work in developing and promoting GMKIN. This is what I had to say… “Good day everybody, it’s a pleasure to see such a well attended and supported event. Cristina has asked me to talk about[…]

UK TRANSPLANT GAMES COME TO BOLTON

Dear Friends and Group Members, It’s true: THE 2014 UK TRANSPLANT GAMES ARE COMING TO BOLTON! In August 2014 Transplant Sports UK (TSUK) are bringing the UK Transplant Games to Bolton. If you are really interested and want to keep tabs on the news updates just follow this link: Goto TSUK [Link updated on Thursday[…]