In our house this month we have a few decisions to make. Which car do we buy? Who will be our mobile network provider? And the most exciting of all – where and when do we get married? I absolutely acknowledge that we are lucky to be making such decisions, and what has been interesting […]
November arrived with our household feeling very sad this year. On 31st October we lost our beloved Brewster, our little border terrier who lived to the incredible age of 19 years and 7 months. Many of you know that dogs are central to my life, especially border terriers, and especially our border terriers! I love
October is the month of pumpkins, tricks, treats and ghoulish stories. Apart from the pumpkins, our minds create tricks, treats and ghoulish stories every month of the year, often without us realising! At the beginning of the month my mind created a really scary story for me with such realistic special effects, that I didn’t
September sees one of my favourite days of the year. It’s the day when my dear friend Vicky and I head up to Druridge Bay in Northumberland for our annual pilgrimage to the ‘North East Skinny Dip’ – a magical event where we strip naked and run into the North Sea with about 700 other
“Everyone is doing the best they can given the thinking they have that looks real to them.” Sydney Banks This month’s blog feels a little different for me. It isn’t written as a political message, though some may read it so. I want to write about what has been occurring to me from beyond my
I have been looking to update my website recently and searching for pictures of myself to put on. It has been a fun, and at times, perplexing process, which has surprised me a little. I see myself when I look in the mirror every day – to brush my teeth, comb my hair, check out
June is generally the month in the UK where summer starts to come into its own, the flowers are in bloom, the birds are singing their dawn chorus and the warmth of the sun glows through the clouds. Nature is doing its thing in the sunshine and there is a lot of busy life happening.
This is my first blog post…. ever. My mind tells me I’m not a natural writer, I’m not creative, just stop writing. Still, I appear to be writing! I had all sorts of ideas about what I ‘should’ write about. Those ideas did not seem to translate onto the page, so here I am, having