This week it’s time for our third article by Dave Fardoe in our ‘Simple Graphics as Therapy’ series. Click here to find out what happened last time)

 …been given a quadruple bypass – I’d been told to expect a triple.  What the hell!!??

I woke up attached to lines and tubes and wires with wonderful staff looking after me, and my family close by; by day three I was clear of IV’s and other “drains” and the staff were keen to get me walking.  Now I’d learnt walking quite early on in life, as a baby in fact, so this would be straight forward. Ha! The nurses and physio were awesome, quiet, assured and encouraging. The first walks were ok, I got my feet and pushed on, it went well. “Try to breathe as deeply as you can…” and my third cartoon emerged.

As always, please send any comments/feedback you feel compelled to share either to me or directly to Dave on

 P.S. As you may recall from the first instalment of Dave’s story his journey with graphics began with Secrets of Simple Graphics. There are a couple of spaces available for the September 27th 2019. Click here for more info and to book your place.