April, and Easter, are upon us and we are already 1/4 of the way through 2017. Time has flown so quickly, but when you have 3 birthdays falling in January it’s fairly understandable. Christmas and new year are over, we go back to work and college and then it’s bam bam bam. Before you have … More Spring has sprung
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!
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.
4 years ago we were living in West Oxfordshire, part of the UK largest air base community but soon to become part of the everyday civilian community. After serving 24 years with the RAF, having joined at just 16 1/2 fresh out of school, husband was finally saying goodbye to life in uniform. And as … More Home is where the heart is
It’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. . . . A lesson in remembering
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
Last night I was in the pub, enjoying a post-Christmas catch-up. A fella I’ve not met before comes up to me. He’s not a weirdo, he’s the barmaid’s boyfriend it seems 😁 He asked if I’ve ever seen or heard of Harry Potter. Cue snorts of lsughter from others in the pub. Its a bit … More Cosplay goal?