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Jaws IV at the Cape

3rd January Went for a tour yesterday to Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope. Our first stop was Hout Bay where we went in a boat to see seals and dolphins. We then went to Noordhoek and over to Kalk...
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David in Helmsdale

. Hello it’s me again. I haven’t blogged since November however the good news is that I have at last a psychiatric nurse who’s been visiting me about once every three weeks my memory is...
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Happy New Year from Camps Bay

Paul my grandson was the last of our party to arrive on 30th December. The weather is beautiful and we sat outside while we waited for Paul having a long chat with my son and son in law about our outlook...
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Shetlanders chicken out

    Saturday 29th December Up early to a bright sunny day and feeling a bit sore from too much sun. My son Brian arrived at 1pm from Rio via Paris and London and after relaxing by the pool we...
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Ian in Cape Town

Thursday 27 DEC. Arrived in Cape Town to lovely sunshine and relaxed in the afternoon. Went to the beach at Camps Bay with the family and then to the Liquor store by taxi with Donald for some supplies....
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A very warm welcome to A Dementia Voice, a website dedicated to giving people diagnosed with dementia a friendly space to express themselves freely, make new contacts, and tell their own story. It will be based around the blogs - or diaries - of people with dementia. A Dementia Voice is hosted by Dementia Friendly Communities, a new social enterprise based in Sutherland. As our name suggests, we want to improve the quality of life for people living with dementia and their families, so that they can continue to live actively and happily despite the illness. As your hosts, we'll try to give you all the technical support you need to get your ideas on to these pages, and try to help out with any advice or information you need. But our number one ambition is to stay out of the way! This is your site, and we hope it's going to become a favourite place for people with dementia to come and share their experiences of living with the illness most feared by people over 55 in our country. Many families have said it's this public fear of dementia that gets in the way of continuing to live the way you would like to. Not the illness itself, but the way people react to it. People often fear or shy away from things they don't understand. By letting others know what it's actually like for you to have dementia, you can start taking the mystery out of it, and we believe you can start reducing that public fear and help people realise you're still yourself,
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