Cycling Into The Bin

Adventure Time: New Years Day 2018, two weeks after diagnosis.

Oh hello. I'm Bob, I'm a 43-year-old Scottish Artist / Community Worker / Dad, living in country Victoria, Australia. That's me on the right.


This is a blog about Cancer and chemotherapy, stroke, healthcare, meds, anxiety and a lot of bad metaphors mixing up 80's movies, 80's music, Aussie Rules Football, Star Trek, Art, Netflix, Hair Metal, Classic Russian Realist Literature, anxiety, time travel, parenting, mental health, frightened rabbits, shoplifting, herd immunity,  tribalism, Skean Dhu's, radiation therapy, designer hats, colonialism, tattoos, flying skulls, holidaying werewolves, the court of Louis XV, childhood trauma, art schools, art therapy, romantic opera, dodgy rumours, literary streets, weird instruments, Lithuanian organ makers, Misophonia, the end of the universe, an epidemic of madness, Buddhist monks, haircuts, health forums, good samaritans, Greek mythology, astronomy, crab war suits and anything else that gets in the way of a normal life all get the chemo treatment.


I'll update as often as I can through my 6 months of chemo with observations through the fog...

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With love.


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30.08.2021 07:35

Saladin J. Davis

23.01.2019 21:40

Jason Davis

Hey there ya auld roaster. Sorry to hear about what you have been through and what you are currently going through, but glad to read that you are facing head on and with great humour.

23.03.2018 21:52

Heatger Carey

Had to go back and read all the blogs again Bob.....I am in awe! Trust things are as OK as they can be....we are thinking of you all.

06.06.2018 14:53


All good. It's journey of curiosity. And I'm not a cat...

16.03.2018 07:42


i love that photo of you guys! strong love 💖

06.06.2018 14:54


Huey's face - every time!