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Glittering a Turd: How surviving the unsurvivable taught me to live: The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller

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You would think this book would be a real downer, a real tear-jerker, and yes it will make you cry in parts, but overall it’s really positive.

From taking photographs and traveling the world with the likes of Oasis and Miriah Carey to showing war at its worst as photojournalist, Giles Duley has seen more than many of us but after stepping on an explosive device, an IED, during a visit to Afghanistan in 2011 he has experienced more than most of us too.Giles has also worked a presenter making documentaries for Channel 4 and VICE, a series which billed him as the one-armed chef, a food is another Giles passions with which he connects to those he photographs to tell their stories. Makes you re-evaluate life from the perspective of someone who knows they have a finite amount of time to live and therefore lives every day to the fullest. Kris is joined each week by a very special guest to discuss how life can throw many turds at you, often when you least expect it, and whilst they still stink, you can roll them in glitter.

hl=en and if you want to discover the power of cold water swimming and hear more about her ocean based wellness retreats, check out Seasio - https://www. If you have been impacted by the theme of this podcast there are support resources available including Tommy’s - https://www. She was diagnosed de novo with the disease at a scarily young age even for those of us who faced a diagnosis in our thirties, and yet she’s known for loudly banging the “early diagnosis saves lives” drum.Summer 2008: Visited GP with painful lumpy boob - I had NO idea how long it had been there but do know I had been ignoring symptoms (pain, lump, nipple discharge) for a while, longer than a year.

Apart from becoming a regular face on screen, she is a keen artist and also released her autobiography detailing her life before her accident and since, titled Driving Forwards. Glittering a Turd is more than just another cancer memoir; it’s a handbook for living life to the fullest, shining a new perspective on survival and learning to glitter your own tu*d, whatever it might be. Kris tells her story of how its changed the way she lives her life, from how she's surviving, despite many medical treatments, to information on the charity "Coppafeel" which she set up and raises money every year to support breast cancer sufferers. As he and Kris sit down for a chat, he explains what a profound impact this had on his life, how it became a catalyst for him exploring the world of comedy, his experiences with therapy and the difficult years that fell in between.com/howtoglitteraturd and head to Patreon to find out who you can become part of the Turd Glitterati https://www.

I hope you continue to live and be happy for many years to come and when the time comes, as it will for us all I hope you know that your presence on this earth will be forever - in the work you’ve done and the minds of people like me and everyone else who has followed your journey and passed it on.

Diagnosed at 23 - and isn’t that the ‘turd’ of the title - after a series of terrible missed opportunities/ mis-diagnoses which meant that her eventual diagnosis had a ‘terminal’ label. Or if you want to become a fully fledged member of the Turd Glitterati, then head over to Patreon for more details https://www.

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