Alison Napier

Alison Napier lived in Devon for a few years before moving permanently to Perth in Scotland. She was a social worker and writer of many articles. She married Susan her long term partner in June 2019.

The 5 blogs that Alison has written for the website are inspirational, emotional and at times uplifting.

Sadly Alison passed away on 8/8/19 after a long battle with cancer. R I P Alison, you will never be forgotten. 

Reviews by Alison Napier

EPISODE 5 - BUCKET LISTS, EMBARRASSING DIARIES AND MORPHINE

EPISODE 5 - BUCKET LISTS, EMBARRASSING DIARIES AND MORPHINE

Amidst all the positivity about the positivity of this series of articles there has been some concern that I cannot only be experiencing such positivity all the time!  Which is of course true.

By Alison Napier | 01 Jul 2019

ROAD RUNNER CARTOON SOCKS, SELECTING A COFFIN AND MIND THE DEATH-GAP

ROAD RUNNER CARTOON SOCKS, SELECTING A COFFIN AND MIND THE DEATH-GAP

A new day begins. At 0445 on the radio Simon Callow is reading a dramatic account of Charles Dickens and his quite abysmal treatment of his wife.  

By Alison Napier | 17 Jun 2019

THE MISSING OPTION  4 - IN PRAISE OF PALLIATIVE CARE, ONCOLOGY’S POOR RELATION

THE MISSING OPTION 4 - IN PRAISE OF PALLIATIVE CARE, ONCOLOGY’S POOR RELATION

‘Oh my God,’ whispered the woman, on hearing the news. ‘That is so sad. Is she in the Hospice?’

By Alison Napier | 30 May 2019

DECISIONS, DECISIONS - and ‘AN UNFORTUNATE DISTRIBUTION OF DISEASE.’

DECISIONS, DECISIONS - and ‘AN UNFORTUNATE DISTRIBUTION OF DISEASE.’

It is ten days since  Diagnosis Day and we are back at Perth Royal Infirmary. It is 1pm.  Susan walked from her work, I cycled from home. 

By Alison Napier | 13 May 2019

A NEW NEW NORMAL. Stage 4 Cancer with secondary tumours - Hanging on a Shoogly Peg

A NEW NEW NORMAL. Stage 4 Cancer with secondary tumours - Hanging on a Shoogly Peg

Ah Ronan, life is indeed a rollercoaster.  

By Alison Napier | 06 May 2019

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Creative Writing Student Handbook - Margaret James

Amazon review: a wonderful book, full of practical, useful tips.

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