A few weeks ago I told you I was taking a little blog break for family reasons Love Conquers All and I have to start by gradual return by telling you that your messages, emails and text messages etc were such a boost to me. Even now a few weeks on, people from across the globe message … More My (last few) Week(s) in Pictures
it’s a chance for the introverts of the world to celebrate their special day in their own homes, quietly, alone, with a book or jigsaw. … More Happy World Introvert Day
I’ve been talking to a woman online recently. She had posted a photo of her son who was a similar age to mine, but when I went on to read the caption I realised he had died several years before. I’ve known lots of people over the years who have lost their children. I cried … More Wrapped Up Inside Love
This photo of me was taken exactly 30 years ago this week. I know this because it was taken on my 18th birthday while at a works Christmas party. 30 + 18 = 48 and that is the age I turned this week. I don’t tend to get too hung up about age but every … More 18 Year Old Me
I also discovered a date on my salt this week. Surely not? rock salt that has been around for a gazillion years must suddenly be consumed by July 2017. In my opinion its a conspiracy by the salt people to make us throw away out of date salt and buy new salt. I won’t do it I tell you.
”I do love a nice peg” Those words were actually spoken out loud by my colleague today as we were chatting about our love of pegging out. No not dying, hanging out the washing on a sunny day like the one we’ve had today. We were all saying how on days like today we go … More The Joy of Pegging Out
Weather Weary Once a year, for about half an hour, I get so sick of the weather and constant wind that I think I want to jack it all in, pack up and move. It quickly passes, but for that time it’s very real. I guess it’s the runner’s equivalent of hitting the wall. If I … More My Week in Pictures