The latest person to come on board the forthcoming fundraising book, which I am writing for the Beating Bowel Cancer, is Hazel O'Connor. The singer and actress is on tour during March and I will be meeting and photographing her before the Milton Keynes show. Perhaps best remembered for her role in, and the songs from Breaking Glass, her career has spanned over four decades.
My Mum was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2012. She had a successful operation to remove the tumour from her bowel, but the cancer had already to spread to her left lung. She had four more operations over the following four years to remove cancerous nodules from her lungs, but then the cancer spread to her brain. In spite of receiving CyberKnife treatment, this was a battle that Mum couldn't win, and sadly she passed away last August. All funds raised from sales of this book will be donated to Beating Bowel Cancer, and a massive thanks to Hazel for agreeing to be part of it.