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As well as sharing experiences with our friendly online community, registered members are able to contact our experienced online team. The Centre is staffed during office hours and the online team aim to reply within 24 hours.

Psychologists and experts from other Maggie's Centres and partner organisations also facilitate some group and individual sessions.

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Topic Creative writing / art

A space to get creative with poems, prose or perhaps upload some artwork

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  • From the Waiting Room To The Car Park And Beyond   Many others trod this way and many more will come. All started in the waiting room, al...

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  • Poem Absently I lifted the brush And went to do my hair, then suddenly remembered there wasn't any there. I looked at my reflection and had t...

  • I wrote this after a visit to Maggie's when I sat and watched the visitors and staff. She has no Wings   I see her from the corner of my ey...

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  • When I was 17, I visited County Antrim in Northern Ireland with a friend and her family. We drove up and down the beautiful Antrim Coast Road sever...

  • I was rushed to hospital sick as can be. The thermometer read almost 39c! Immunity ZERO!!! We couldn't have that, so on to IVs at the drop o...

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  • Where Do I Go From Here?   I've had my surgery, left boob's gone the one that tried to kill me. I found the strength to carry on, though ...

  • Sorry about the irregular print of this, something went awry in copy and paste. Not completely happy with my poem here but felt the need to share i...

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  • The Day that Cancer Came   I was minding my own business getting on with life, being someone's mother being someone's wife. I enjoyed go...

  • I think all chemo patients will be familiar with the daily temperature check. This is my take on it. Checking Your Temperature Daily   You'...

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    Angus, who visits the Edinburgh centre, has asked us to share this wonderful poem, which he wrote in February in honour of Love Maggie's Day. Than...

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  • Many people with cancer feel they have become lost. This is a poem I wrote about such feelings, I hope you don't mind me sharing it with you. &nbs...

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  • When my son was diagnosed as having lymphoma,  I wrote prose/poetry. When my son died, exactly a month after diagnosis, I continued writing. ...

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  • I wrote some pieces of prose from the tim my son's cancer was diagnosed to the interment of his ashes. How do I go about publishing them to t...

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  • We've had the worst end to the day you could imagine. My best friend got out the window. She was killed by a car, the fireworks would  have up...

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  • Just something I wrote when I was 7, when my great-grandmother passed away and I felt forced to think about life and what’s inside of us all,...

  • Good luck for tomorrow, for the book launch, to all the writers, and those who contributed.I will be there, knock their socks off!   &nb...

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  • Hi there Fellow Writers,  I have enjoyed sessions in Maggie's for the past year and beleive it would be good if we bring writers from all are...

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