When the Ground Force team aren’t available… DIY šŸ˜

The garden makeover is starting šŸ¤— After being let down by 3 different landscape gardeners over the past 3 years, I have decided if I want a nice garden then I will ruddy well do it myself!   First to go will be the hideous pea gravel that provides the edging to the garden.  Dobby … More When the Ground Force team aren’t available… DIY šŸ˜

Oh no, I’m 40!

ā€‹When I hit 40 I decided to properly look at doing things I had not, so far, had the chance to do.  Things like going to concerts, the theatre or even braving a festival.  Because 40 is a bit depressing as ages go.  You need to work hard at keeping your spirits up. As a … More Oh no, I’m 40!

The world needs a lot of love at the moment.Ā Ā 

ā€‹America is on the brink of disaster as Trump’s administration wreaks havoc with what has been ominously described as just the beginning. In the space of a week we have seen women’s health attacked, the Joint Chiefs of Staff removed from almost all National Security Council meetings and replaced by a known alt-right supporter, anyone … More The world needs a lot of love at the moment.Ā Ā 

What I did last year. . . . Ā A lesson in rememberingĀ 

Itā€™s a new year and, as we all do, I reflected back over the past 12 months. For some reason I struggled to remember the fun times I had and yet I could so easily recall the saddest of moments. So many celebrity deaths, interspersed with family tragedies. Why was it so hard to recall … More What I did last year. . . . Ā A lesson in rememberingĀ 

So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye …. to 2016

This year has been an annus horribilis.  It’s taken our emotions and stamped them into an unrecognisable mush on the pavement of life.  It’s taken, taken and, just when we thought we could catch our breathe, taken again leaving us shell shocked and exhausted. So many pieces of our hearts torn into.  And for many, … More So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye …. to 2016