They told me I had 18 months to live. Nothing was more important than finishing my book | Andrew Darby

They told me I had 18 months to live. Nothing was more important than finishing my book | Andrew Darby Diagnosed with lung cancer, author Andrew Darby found hope in the endurance of ultramarathon shorebirds – and the book he was writing about themFlight Lines: the heroic story of two migratory shorebirdsRead more about Guardian Australia’s Unmissable seriesI have a thing for motels. Out of all the choices we have today, I find these plain, predictable buildings a comforting way to be away from home. So as I lay in bed at the Beaumaris Bay Motel, harrowed by fantasies of death as I slept, and gasping for air when awake, at least I was in familiar surroundings.Embarking on my book… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/feb/26/they-told-me-i-had-18-months-to-live-nothing-was-more-important-than-finishing-my-book