Last week was an ordinary week as weeks go, but it was beautifully adorned by 3 wonderfully bizarre and eclectic surprises that I just had to tell you about.
Fat Bottoms are in!
The first was that fat bottoms are suddenly, gloriously ‘in’. ‘What?’ I hear you exclaim?! Yes, all those of you out there, like me, with thighs slightly wider than their hips, sit up and listen. Continue reading →
Lord, it’s becoming a habit this – writing posts to mark significant anniversaries. I’m showing my age….Today, the wonderful, slightly hard to believe date to celebrate is an unfathomable FIFTEEN years since I said “I do” to my husband.
So much has happened in this time. So much water under the bridge. I’ve neither the time nor the inclination to write a long post about it so I thought I’d have another go at a poem for a bit of fun. I’ve dashed it off in an hour, so its very rough, but as usual, time is not on my side! So, here goes: Continue reading →
Yesterday was one of those days that’ll linger and stay awhile in my memory.
It wasn’t the unseasonal sunshine, nor a whole decadent day in London without duties, the prosecco, or even the mini-icecream attached to my coffee cup. Delicious as these were it couldn’t beat spending the day with two of my oldest friends who I met twenty five years ago this month. Continue reading →
I dreamt last night of you. A strange and slightly haunting dream that lingers longer than normal. We thought we had lost you in large, strange hotel. On finding you, you had transformed into a baby. I took you in my … Continue reading →
Today is the not insignificant day that my kids return to school after the end of a wonderful summer break. Each year, it brings out mixed emotions in me. On the one hand, a quiet delight that I get a break from being 24/7 carer who is asked a question every few minutes, yet on the other a large sense of sadness that the much needed, long stretch of no-agenda, chilled out, ‘kairos time’ with my two children has come to an end.