Hughes Syndrome – May 2010

Hughes Syndrome – May 2010

Spring at last!  This year has been so different from last – cold and grey.  It was May 15th before I finally shed my overcoat – but then I’m a wimp.  Finally, things did change – dramatically, and today (May 24th) the temperature has reached 83 degrees in London. ...
Hughes Syndrome – April 2010

Hughes Syndrome – April 2010

A dry month.  Very odd for April!  The month when the Icelandic volcano closed the skies of Britain – more of that later. There were two meetings in April, one in Birmingham, UK and the other in Galveston, Texas, US. The meeting in Galveston was big – the thirteenth...
Hughes Syndrome – March 2010

Hughes Syndrome – March 2010

Rain, rain, snow, cold!  So different from last year.  This cold grey winter has gone on for nearly four months.  Today, the last day of March, we were wrapped up in overcoats, umbrellas and scarves.  I really feel sorry for the tourists, scurrying from shop to shop. ...
Hughes Syndrome – February 2010

Hughes Syndrome – February 2010

What a long winter!  For three months it has been wet, cold, windy and … miserable.  Darwin must have had something to say about hibernation. Three lectures this month – two GP lectures and one specialist.  The specialist talk was in Barcelona – to their annual ‘Ten...
Hughes Syndrome – January 2010

Hughes Syndrome – January 2010

Temperature – two degrees higher than the South Pole!  So shouted the newspaper headlines.  More snow and railway chaos!  As a nation we are obsessed with the weather – not surprisingly perhaps.  My thanks (and congratulations) to all the Lupus team at London...