”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
I’m not saying he has a swinging brick for a heart, but he did need to be in a coma to say he loved me….. … More He loves me, he told me so…..(when he was in a coma)
Today is Random Acts of Kindness Day although I firmly believe it should be this every day. I love kindness; don’t we all? and I was reminded of a random act of kindness shown to me a couple of summers ago. Well, another one to be fair as I’ve been shown many acts of kindness … More Random Acts of Kindness
my dress which brought so much happiness 5 years ago is ready to go off and be made into little outfits for families who are experiencing so much sadness. This is much more than about making space in your wardrobe. I was so choked as I handed it over and think it really is just the loveliest idea.
My royal ‘annus horriblis’ had been compacted into about three hours…just as we were licking our wounds from the Christmas alcohol cost.
We did our usual of going to the church carol service. I’m often quite choked at this and love the atmosphere and tradition. At that moment in time I love everybody and this lasts right until someone gets the Monopoly out.
whilst all other girls were angels and one even made the dizzy heights of Mary, Miss Lashes and another little girl were made to be shepherds and wear painted on beards and tea towels over the head. (pictured below) Blonde haired little girls floated around in white sheets with tinsel coat hanger halos, but Miss Lashes could only look on with a broken heart. … More A Nativity Story
Today he fixed the light a second time but this time it didn’t involve smashing the old one with a hammer, just a bit of jiggery pokery with a screw driver, then drove all the stuff to the tip while I went and bought the Christmas tree which incidentally is going to require a blog all to itself…..
It was put to me recently that I had failed to buy an advent calendar for the kids this year. This is true, but they are 23 and 16. But I guess you can never bee too old. There is clearly something special and memorable about the daily countdown and opening a little door to … More Alternative Advent Ideas