On a gloomy and rainy day, home with a cold (ah, diddums!), my thoughts are all over the place. Am feeling a bit rubbish, but am in no doubt that I will be in brilliant shape for Pancake Day tomorrow. Am thinking that it’s a manky day, but am delighted that I can stay home and just watch it out… Continue Reading

Posted 2 years ago

Another Christmas. Some years we may love it more than others, depending on what’s occurring in our lives. This year, so far, I am loving it big time. What I’m noticing this year is that, of course, lots of us are racing around doing the usual Crazed Christmas Consumer thing, but the happiest people I’ve seen are the Can’t Be… Continue Reading

Posted 2 years ago

Sometimes we know stuff. Sometimes we think we know stuff. And, being the lovely and charming individuals that we are, we enjoy giving our loved ones presents of one sort or another. And in our lovely, charming and giving minds, the result is nothing but positive. But who are we thinking of when choosing those gifts? Sometimes we would benefit… Continue Reading

Posted 2 years ago

It’s nearly Halloween, the shops are full of pumpkins and there is more and more Christmas stuff appearing every day. The trees are looking beautiful in their autumnal colours, but the slightest breeze sends them flying off the branches. It’s getting cooler – the tough people who love their shorts are starting to look a little random. The clocks change… Continue Reading

Posted 2 years ago

Well, here we are on the edge of our first bank holiday of 2016. Spring is here, more or less, and our thoughts may turn to what we might become, as opposed to what we are right now. I am in the middle of an insanely drawn out house move right now, and tend to keep everything boxfresh, just in… Continue Reading

Posted 3 years ago

Having just tweeted about Worldwide Book Day, I’ve been thinking about all of these little commemorations of everyday stuff. Of course I can understand that marketing aspects come into the equation, and of course it’s nice to have an excuse to celebrate toast or hats or cockatiels if those things are significant to you. Personally, I love them all. But… Continue Reading

Posted 3 years ago