When we decided that we were going to move last year, one of the things I was sure about was that I wanted new bedroom furniture. We bought our last set when we moved into our old house. A complete set of antique pine which was very on trend at the time. It lasted well… Continue reading Me and the New House Part 2 – The saga of the bedroom furniture.
So, it’s been a while. 5 months actually, almost to the day we moved. It’s taken us this long to get to where we’re almost straight. The moving day actually went off without a hitch. I did have a little tear as I looked around our empty house that we’d lived in for 25 yrs,… Continue reading Me and the New House Part 1
There’s been quite a lot of hoo hah in the twittersphere lately about John Lewis announcing that they were bringing out a range of babies ware that wouldn’t be described as for boys or girls. People were throwing their toys out of the prom (see what I did there) about how their babies would all… Continue reading Me and Gender Neutrality
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
I don’t really do resolutions and I know we are almost halfway through January, but I’ve decided I need to have some goals for this year to keep my head from turning to porridge! I’ve mostly chosen 12 of each – one for each month of the year, obviously! 1) Read – I’ve already set… Continue reading Me and My Targets for 2017