Clear Scan

No, not the kind you use in a camera for shooting monitors.The kind that shows tumours.. Scanned last week saw my surgeon this morning, clear. What else is there to say? Repeat in 4 months and I’ve asked if I can have the scan and the results closer together because, as Tom Petty says, The […]

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Recovery from surgery, again!

I had throat surgery on Friday to try and fix the problems created by the surgeon who did my lung op and accidentally nicked my vocal cords… I’ve has 2 previous attempts to fix this by injecting fillers into the vocal cords but each time it wore off in a few weeks and I was […]

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3 years on

It’s 3 years now since I was told I had 9 months to live. I’ve had my arse removed, a chunk of my liver removed and half a lung went this year. The thing is that I’m doing well, as fit and healthy as I’ve ever been for a very long time. I cycled 40K […]

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I get knocked down, but…

It’s been a long time since my last post and that’s because I’ve been battling with my third bout of cancer.It was harder this time, for a number of reasons. The main one being that the last one, a third of my liver removed, was so easy.This time there were a few delays, bad timing, […]

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Why I no longer use YouTube

I have removed all my material from Youtube with the exception of a small showreel and a message to go to Vimeo. Why? because I have got totally fed up with Google’s, hmm better be careful here lawyers may read this 🙂 OK, when I used Adsense the stats for visits that Google reported were […]

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An annual event

It seems like this is becoming an annual event for me 🙁 Even though my blood scans show completely clear CT scans have shown a tumour in my right lung. My doctors think that this is simply the tumour that they thought they had killed with microwaves last year wasn’t totally killed off. So, for […]

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New camera tests and what people use to look at them

I uploaded my new camera tests a couple of days ago and looking at the stats I can’t help but me puzzled. The tests are at https://www.cmltests.net and for the first time I’ve uploaded the original raw files from the cameras as well as 4K h264 versions. I make it very clear that these are very large […]

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Some days are diamonds

I just got back from LUMC where I got the results of my 4 month scan. Scan-totally clear Blood test “about as low as you can get” Time to get on with my life 🙂      

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We’ve found a small…

The words I dread hearing, “we’ve found a small lesion in your lung” I’d just had a scan that involved loading me with radioactive sugar after which I had to lie absolutely still, no twitching of fingers and toes! until it had been processed by my body. Apparently any muscle movement would use up the […]

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CameraImage

It was my first visit to CameraImage this year in the past commercials have made it impossible to attend. I now wish that I’d turned down some of those jobs so that I could attend! It was an amazing meeting of cinematographers, I met people I hadn’t seen for 30 years and I also made […]

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