Preserving our sense of humour during COVID

In these testing times we’re growing weary. A telltale sign? Our loss of humour. When the pandemic began, a virtual “pundemic” was unleashed. Social media was awash with memes about toilet paper and working from home. Now, several months later, with much of Victoria still locked down

When I was diagnosed with bowel cancer, I wanted to hide and cry. I did this instead.

A cancer diagnosis is not usually associated with laughter, and believe you me it was far from my initial response. Who could laugh at a bowel cancer diagnosis at 42 – or any age really?