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August 2009 Blog Posts (3)

My Story..22 April 2003 - No - it was NOT just bad indigestion...!!

I'm an Aortic Dissection survivor! We had moved to the UK from Australia in January 2002 after selling our online travel business in Australia in late 2001 after the effects of the Ansett Airlines failure and the devastating effects of 9/11 on the global travel industy. With the love of my life, my lovely British wife Nikki we had obtained new venture financing in mid 2002 and were deep in building our new online venture throughout late 2002 and 2003.…


Added by Graeme on August 24, 2009 at 18:30 — 11 Comments

Media beat-up: Comparison between proposed new US medical system & NHS: Week ending August 15 2009

I CANNOT let the current "media frenzy " over the stupid, boorish, ill informed remark from Tory MEP Daniel Hannan, a recognised critic of the NHS go by unchallenged.

I refer to his interview this week on American television regarding the difference between the NHS and the newly planned (and extremely controversial) American health system in which he (Hannan) said that he… Continue

Added by Graeme on August 15, 2009 at 13:00 — No Comments

"Carpe diem quam minimum credula postero" ( "Seize the day and place no trust in tomorrow!")

I'm an Aortic Dissection survivor! The creation of this Network and Forum is something that has been high on my own personal "Bucket List" after suffering an "Type A acute aortic dissection" in 2003, and surviving a 10 hour operation to replace my ascending and…


Added by Graeme on August 11, 2009 at 14:30 — 1 Comment

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