Posted on 5 December 2018 at 10:14 pm.
Thank you winter
For glowing fire and wood-smoke,
For bonfires spiraling into the early fall of dusk,
For early nights with hot water-bottles wrapped up tight,
For long hot baths, scented lavender,
For time to read, to play cards, to find myself beaten at Scrabble.
Thank you for hot drinks, warming food, clothes which drape …
Posted on 12 December 2017 at 10:11 pm.
Yesterday was our second snow day. My school and each of the boy’s schools are closed due to snow. Eldest son was sent home from school early on Friday as the buses didn’t want to be out and about and I had already cancelled what I was doing that afternoon after skidding out onto a …
Posted on 10 March 2017 at 7:49 am.
On Monday I turn fifty. It feels significant.
I’m really aware that I’ve not been blogging as often as I have been for the last few years. I miss it. I miss the communication it brings.
But when I sit down to write it feels like I have nothing of importance to say. In the …
Posted on 10 December 2016 at 7:45 pm.
I’d like to say I’m having and identity crisis. But I’m not. Because I don’t feel like there is a me to have an identity crisis about.
I’m aware that I didn’t blog last week and it’s because I feel like I’m in a bit of a
cocoon soup and so I’m not really sure … Read more
Posted on 16 April 2016 at 8:40 pm.
Do you ever feel alone?
We were away over Easter and there were times when I felt really alone.
We usually go on holiday with other people and I love having the choice to be alone or with others. This time it was just us. The kids had each other and most of the time …
Posted on 22 January 2016 at 8:00 pm.
I’m a problem solver. In fact, I like to think I’m pretty good at finding solutions. I even felt proud of this part of my character..until this week when I have started to think again.
My mum died 15 years ago on the 19th Jan. There are still moments when I feel flayed by her …