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The Universe
Friday, October 20, 2017      4 comments

Sometimes The Universe is sending us a message loud and clear, but we just can't or don't want to, hear it. Yesterday I received notification of the Court Hearing for repossession of my house. Can you believe the hearing is set for my wedding ... Read more
A letter to me
Wednesday, October 18, 2017      5 comments

We all have 'tricks' we use. Maybe to motivate ourselves. Or to get through dark days. There's loads in the various 'self help' psycho babel books. But today, I used one I had figured for myself, long before I read any 'self help' guide. Lon... Read more
Won't somebody think of the children?
Tuesday, October 17, 2017      3 comments

I have been at a very long and difficult meeting this evening. The meeting was regarding Nascott Lawn which is a care centre for severely disabled children. Some children go there for day care. Some have occasional overnight stays in order to... Read more
The Great Storm
Monday, October 16, 2017      2 comments

Here in GB we're fortunate that we don't suffer from extreme weather conditions. To be fair, Scotland can get pretty cold and oh my is there a lot of rain in Wales. But overall, it's a pretty temperate climate - especially here in the South... Read more
Oops. Sorry Canada.
Sunday, October 15, 2017      2 comments

I mentioned on Friday how I like to pick 'n' mix ideas. One of my many recipe books is 'C' word recipes around the world. Though obvs it's not called 'C' word in the book title. But I refuse to mention THAT time of year by name until December... Read more
Countdown - 21 weeks until
Saturday, October 14, 2017      1 comments

THE Wedding of The Century The Hottest Most Stylish Mother of The Bride ever in the History of Humankind [to be] lost 1lb last week. Or at least, thought she had lost 1lb. Turns out it wasn't lost - merely misplaced. When The Hottest Mo... Read more
The Psychology of Superstition
Friday, October 13, 2017      3 comments

Well it is Friday 13th Worker friend was planning on visiting a friend of his for the weekend. Late afternoon I got a text from him: "Did I mention feeling antsy about driving to Nick's on Friday 13th? Drove the van downhill to the p... Read more
A little ray of sunshine
Thursday, October 12, 2017      3 comments

My current situation is difficult. I don't know how or when it will be resolved. Nor do I know what my circumstances will be when things are resolved. Except I'm pretty confident they will be 'better' if only because things will be sorted and... Read more
50 GB Pounds
Wednesday, October 11, 2017      2 comments

Is that a lot or a little? Money pounds I'm talking about - not weight pounds. For the last political fund raising meal I organised, I negotiated a price of £10 per person with the restaurant. That was for a three course meal plus coffee. O... Read more
Ode to Broccoli
Tuesday, October 10, 2017      3 comments

Broccoli oh broccoli with your stalks so knob-er-ly. How you bring such joy to me especially as you were free, even better than 12p the last amount I paid for thee. What better gift could there be than beautiful green broccoli? ... Read more
Dear Daisy
Monday, October 09, 2017      5 comments

Today is the anniversary of your birth. It's twenty years since you passed away, but still I think of you and smile. Even if I hadn't loved you for yourself, I'd have loved you for the happiness you brought my dear father. I believe that he a... Read more
Sunday, October 08, 2017      5 comments

Cough. Splutter. Sniff. Shiver. Splutter. Sniff. Cough. Shiver. Splutter. You get the picture? I have a cold. Well to be precise, I'm coughing and sneezing, my throat is sore, my head is aching, my eyes are streaming, and I'm runn... Read more
Countdown - 22 weeks until
Friday, October 06, 2017      3 comments

THE Wedding of The Century The Hottest Most Stylish Mother of The Bride ever in the History of Humankind [to be] has not had the best of weeks. However,The Hottest Most Stylish Mother of The Bride ever in the History of Humankind [to be] ... Read more
Start as you mean to go on
Thursday, October 05, 2017      5 comments

An oft quoted phrase but one that is frequently good advice. So I did. Well, sort of. The day was running away with me Tuesday and I realised there wasn't many hours of daylight left. I pulled on my trainers, shrugged into my parka, grabbed ... Read more
Maybot Malfunction
Wednesday, October 04, 2017      1 comments

Nothing new there then eh? It's been one malfunction after another. But oh dear Theresa May - that didn't quite go to plan did it? Your big set piece 'conference speech' - the one where you'd reassert[?] your authority, get your cabinet under... Read more

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