Cutting the apron strings is so bloody hard! Up until now I have been exceptionally fortunate to have my daughters close to me. University ~ piece of cake ~ eldest ensconced in flat 15 minutes drive away, as studying at local university. I love and adore my offspring ~ despite adversity we have come through … Continue reading Snip..snip..snip..
NOTE: Please forgive any typo's or incorrect spellings, poor English and sentence construction. My excuse? Cognitive dysfunction. Today sees me jaded, weary, knackered, whacked, bushed ~ *insert your favourite word for being tired and fatigued here* "Pacing", that ol' gem ~ so much easier to say than to put into practice and I put my … Continue reading Jaded, Weary, Knackered, Whacked & Bushed
Today was a good day. This morning after preparing a picnic and collecting all kinds of gear, gardening gloves, scissors, faux flowers, real flowers, zip ties, silver enamel paint and tiny weeny paint brushes I hopped into the car with offspring number 2. Our destination was Woodhall Spa in Lincolnshire, with two goals ~ to … Continue reading Mama Mia!
Today I will be taking my first Tai Chi class at a local health centre and Dave will be joining me. We have made a pact to change our lives for the better and try to do it in a way that will be sustainable because in the past we have failed spectacularly. The first … Continue reading Tai Chi ~ The Beginning
What's a Quinquagenarian? (kwing-kwuh-juh-nair-ee-uh n, kwin-) Word to describe someone who is 50 years of age. The old man has reached a milestone today ~ he is celebrating being 50 years young ~ to mark this occasion we spent a weekend away, travelling long and hard, to Nottingham from Derby ~ to be honest, who wants … Continue reading The Quinquagenarian
Slowly but surely our garden is being transformed. The meadow area is growing ~ I'm not sure if the flowers will come up as we were late sowing the seeds. Already we are seeing a increase in our insect population, bees are buzzy humming around and butterflies are starting to show themselves. We are planning … Continue reading Birds, Dogs, Squirrels
Tomorrow is another day, who knows what it will bring but there is always some kind of magical promise of the unknown. I found this lovely poem on a website called PoemHunter.com which I thought I'd share with you .. It's by a guy called Hebert Logerie and goes like this; Tomorrow is another day … Continue reading The Promise Of Tomorrow