Another Year, Another Mother’s Day….

It is March 30th 2014 – Mother’s Day is here again. As many of you readers understand, Mother’s Day without a Mum is one of the worst milestones of them all. Birthdays, Christmas, anniversaries are bad (very bad), but this one involves a marketing frenzy for the whole month leading up to it. Cheers for that. ShopsContinue reading “Another Year, Another Mother’s Day….”

Time Out – A Post without Pictures

To follow the story from the beginning, click here. I am taking a time out. I have broken my laptop (for reasons I may explain one day) and I am tapping away on my mini iPad, which is not ideal for writing on. I sound like a princess having options but I won this inContinue reading “Time Out – A Post without Pictures”

New Adventure in New York!

Note: To understand the story from the beginning click here. Crikey! What a week. I feel like I have been in the Twilight zone a bit. Actually, it took me a few days to realise I’d bought drowsy and not the non-drowsy medicine. That didn’t help. I can’t believe that one email to one publicationContinue reading “New Adventure in New York!”

Respect for the Runners

Note: To understand the story from the beginning click here. Smithy (Charlotte), Gooders (Paul), Simpson (Hannah) and Slapp (Kev) – I salute you. Congratulations for your Marathon running skills on Sunday and to the efforts of all involved in the touching tribute to Boston. Huge amounts of respect for the runners. I walked home from work theContinue reading “Respect for the Runners”

Serendipity

Note: To understand the story from the beginning click here. I didn’t leave you with a classic cliffhanger last time. It didn’t need one as the story is just so serendipitous. Big shout out to the spell check there. I’m pretty sure ‘serendipitous’ didn’t make an appearance in the school spelling tests. I’ve never reallyContinue reading “Serendipity”