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Hospice care is…the perfect pub

Lucy is supported by Demelza Hospice Care. She tells us about her search for the perfect pub…

Hey peeps! How's it going?

Finding the perfect pub is a challenge for anyone, but it is a bit trickier for me. I have to lie down a lot, and it can be quite hard to talk to people when I’m in a busy student pub or bar. I’m not great at shouting!

But last Saturday night, Tina, my carer, and I found the loveliest little pub. It was a proper family pub. They even had a puppy! She was so adorable ... even if she did jump on my face and frighten the life out of Tina! There was a nice area at the back where I could lay down, and the staff were so accommodating and lovely. For me, the best thing about it was that I felt so relaxed!

We spent the afternoon catching up (I hadn't seen her properly for years!) with a drink and a puppy eating our mini cheddars – I’m so glad the landlord had to clean up after her and not us! It was a really great afternoon and I would have loved to have been able to stay longer.

I'm going again in a few weeks. I say a few weeks because, as you can probably tell, it's not easy for me to go out a whole lot. Not like most teenagers and young adults anyway. But that never means to say that it can't be done...

Speak to you sometime lovelies! x

Originally published on ehospice: Life of a Demelza Teen – Pub Expedition

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