Dying mother Katie Scarbrough"s heartbreaking blog about cancer treatment so her young family can remember her

'I want my children to know how much I loved them': Dying mother writes heartbreaking blog about cancer treatment so her young family can remember her Katie Scarbrough, 32, was diagnosed with bowel cancer in June 2012She underwent chemotherapy but in September was told it hadn't workedShe has been writing a blog for her children since starting her treatmentShe hopes it will allow Sam, 8, and Sophie, 4, to understand what happened ” class=”blkBorder” /> Katie, pictured here with Stuart and children Sam, 8, and Sophie, 4, was diagnosed with aggressive bowel cancer in June 2012 Mrs Scarbrough, who was the British junior champion figure skater when she was 18, has blogged the experience in an effort to create memories for her eight-year-old son Sam, and daughter Sophie, four.

The return of Dickensian ailments as sales of gout and chilblain remedies soar

The return of Dickensian ailments as sales of gout and chilblain remedies soar Experts say the rise is due to the excesses of Christmas and the cold weatherStudy last year found that hospital admissions for gout have increased by 80 per cent in a decade By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 18:11 GMT, 18 January 2013 | UPDATED: 18:44 GMT, 18 January 2013 Portrait of Henry VIII, aged 49 in 1540.

Why buying your varifocals online can leave you seeing red: Our test proves those cheap deals aren"t always as good as they look

Why buying your varifocals online can leave you seeing red: Our test proves those cheap deals aren't always as good as they look | UPDATED: 02:42 GMT, 2 October 2012 Anyone who wears glasses knows they don’t tend to come cheap — the cost of frames, lenses, lens coatings and cases can mount up to hundreds of pounds.