In May 2020 part of my life crashed and burned in an unexpected way. Early one day I was alerted to a tweet sent by our middle child, age 24 and living at home, that they were scared for their life and didn’t know how they could continue living in such a dangerous place 😲 … More Letting go, grieving, moving forward.
The following tweet, by @Kat_Blaque, is an important read going into not just a new year but also a new decade. Aye, my last 2 videos being about TERF shit has been… interesting to say the least. I appreciate people's comments, but it's so interesting to read the dissonance that people have about transgender people. … More Be kind, be human, above all don’t be a TERF!
Lordy be, it’s over 2 years since I last blogged! What the actual heck? Life happens though. We think to ourselves yeah I’ll write about that event. Or I’m too involved in it to write at the moment, I’ll blog about something nicer and more interesting later. And 2 years later, here we are with … More Oh hey! 😊👋
Dreams are funny things, and apparently my dreams are the stuff of award winning novels! My favourite is where I am flying a broomstick – I always wake up feeling exhilarated that I flew, but also sad that I can’t do that all the time. I think it may also say a lot about me, … More Dream a little dream
The garden makeover is starting 🤗 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 😁
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