I probably realised that my iron levels were not as high as an adults should be when I went to give blood and they turned me away…several times. When I think about it the signs were all there. I was a tiny child right up until I was 17 when I went into the 6th… Continue reading Me and my Iron Levels.
We have lived in our current home for 24 years. We moved in when our son was 8 months old. It was the worst house in a good street. It had no double glazing, 70s wallpaper and a tiny kitchen. But it was a big step up from the one bedroom flat that we’d lived… Continue reading Me and moving house
After the Westminster attack yesterday it made me remember the day that could have changed my life. It was the early Spring of 1992. I was almost 5 months pregnant with my first baby and I was doing a job that that I really liked. life was good. I commuted to London in those days and my… Continue reading Me and my (very small) brush with Terrorism
With reference to this post here is my February Update 1) Read – finished Wild by Cheryl Strayed. Glad I watched the film after I’d finished as it wasn’t incredibly well written. Also finished Rare Objects by Kathleen Tessaro. I enjoyed it even if it was quite predictable. 2) Craft – Bought the Red Nose Day… Continue reading Me and my 2017 Goals – February update
There’s been a couple on the news lately who are fighting to be allowed to have a Civil Partnership instead of a marriage. Apparently they think that marriage is too patriarchal and want a more balanced relationship. Civil Partnerships were brought in so that homosexual couples could have the same legal privileges as heterosexual ones.… Continue reading Me and the Institution of Marriage
With reference to this post 2017 Goals here is my January Update 1) Read – halfway through Wild by Cheryl Strayed. Enjoying it so far 2) Craft – haberdashery and fabric sorted for 2 projects 3) Cook – nothing yet – perusing my books 4) Bake – same as above 5) Visit – weekend in Bournemouth booked… Continue reading Me and My 2017 Goals – January Update
When you’re someone who crafts you dream of a space where you can spread out and get things done but be able to leave something out if you’re midway through. That’s usually difficult when there are kids around. But my kids are now both grown and last Summer my son left home.Me and Letting Go… Continue reading Me and my Sewing Room