Anaesthetist Peter Morris writes Bound With New Ropes novel while his patients are unconscious

From heart rate to heartache: Anaesthetist writes 480-page romantic novel while his patients were unconscious Peter Morris wrote Bound With New Ropes while working in the operating theatre of Castle Hill HospitalThe anaesthetist says it was possible because 'tardy surgeons' made 'simple operations last for hours'The book is a love story about a university lecturer By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 11:37 GMT, 29 March 2013 | UPDATED: 13:49 GMT, 29 March 2013 It is said that they have more time on their hands than most doctors.

Cancer be damned! I"ll make this our best Christmas ever: The utterly inspiring story of a mother-of-six with breast cancer

Cancer be damned! I'll make this our best Christmas ever: The utterly inspiring story of a mother-of-six with breast cancer | UPDATED: 07:46 GMT, 20 December 2012 As the mother of six young children with just a few days to go until Christmas, I’m working my way through the very long list of jobs that send all of us into a spin at this time of year.

Frightening words of 4st anorexic Valeria Levitin who gets FAN MAIL because she"s so thin

'I'm not going to teach young girls how to die': Frightening words of 4st anorexic who gets FAN MAIL because she's so thin Valeria Levitin, 39, developed the eating disorder as a teenager after years of her mother weighing her as a childTaunted at school about her weight and told she was 'too fat' to be a modelSays she is horrified by the letters she receives from girls wanting weight loss tips – and that her emaciated figure should be a severe warning about the dangers of extreme dietingDescribes being anorexic as ‘lonely, unattractive and repulsive for the people around me’ | UPDATED: 11:45 GMT, 19 December 2012 This is the desperately sad story of the thinnest woman in the world who weighs just four stone after years of extreme dieting.

Little girl whose TONGUE wouldn"t stop growing – and nearly suffocated her – can smile again thanks to surgery

Remarkable story of little girl whose TONGUE wouldn't stop growing – but now she can smile thanks to surgeryOlivia, now two, was born with syndrome that caused accelerated growth of her tongue.

Maya Thompson: The heart-breaking story of four-year-old’s battle with cancer that inspired Taylor Swift’s latest hit “Ronan”

Revealed: The heart-breaking story of four-year-old”s battle with cancer that inspired Taylor Swift”s latest hit “Ronan”.Taylor Swift broke down as she performed her chart-topping new single “Ronan” on Friday night.

The life-affirming story of a woman saved in her darkest hour by the love of a daft – and VERY timid – rescue moggy

The crazy cat that helped me cope with cancer: The life-affirming story of a woman saved in her darkest hour by the love of a daft – and VERY timid – rescue moggy | UPDATED: 00:41 GMT, 9 July 2012 No two ways about it: I was looking at a very odd-looking cat.

Heartbeat star Jason Durr: Egg donor picked from an IVF clinic brochure is now one of our family

One of our family: Heartbeat star Jason Durr and his wife reveal how a stranger they picked from an IVF clinic brochure became a much-loved 'egg mummy' to their twins | UPDATED: 08:55 GMT, 23 June 2012 Actor Jason Durr and his wife Kate looked on encouragingly as their toddler twins, Velvet and Felix, tentatively surveyed the young American visitor smiling at them.

The girl who looks like an animal: Chinese schoolgirl, 6, covered in thick black FUR because of rare condition that affects one in a billion

Tragic story of the Chinese schoolgirl, 6, covered in thick black FUR because of rare condition that affects one in a billion. It is a condition which has resulted in little Liu Jiangli going through more trauma in her six years than most people do in a lifetime.