I'd just like to thank everyone who's been in touch, either via the blog or by phone or email.
I've been a bit overwhelmed by people's kindness, it's certainly true that when the shit hits the fan you find out who your real friends are.
I had my surgery yesterday and am now back on the boat. I can't tell you just how wonderful it is to be home. The hospital staff were brilliant but it's so true "there's no place like home".
Hopefully I'll be back blogging properly again soon.
Thanks again folks XXX