I have today placed a 50 page account of my illness and transplant. It is an auto/ ethnography and has appeared on a separate page on my web site marked Selected Writings . More on this will gradually be placed on this page.
INSPIRATIONS Many people have inspired me over my life. They have fired my imagination, given me a passion, shaped me a little. So this is the first of a series of little reflections on people I like, love or admire. Today it is the turn of PAUL ROCK. He was my PhD supervisor at the…
Here is a little poem I wrote a while back. It’s not very good – but I will keep on trying! BEING KIND I have a dream. An empathetic world. A fair and just society. A humane society. For the generations to come. Making a kinder world. Let us join hands and be practical: Being…
Below is my most recent article published in April 2012. It is my first published piece based on my illness. MY MULTIPLE SICK BODIES: SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONISM, AUTOETHNOGRAPHY AND EMBODIMENT Ken Plummer Published in Bryan S Turner ed. Routledge Handbook of Body Studies 2012: Routledge p75-93 What happens when my body breaks down…
One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a mess of life
E.M. Forster Two Cheers for democracy: What I Believe
Love all. Trust a few.
Do wrong to none.
Shakespeare All’s well that ends well
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