* a very dreadful homage to all things Enid Blyton to hopefully offer some light-relief in these challenging times….
A European Family Holiday….
verb [ I ] US
to deal with problems or difficulties, esp. with a degree of success:
Inside homes, many residents coped with broken glass and collapsed walls and chimneys.
Victims cope with feelings of anxiety, pain, anger, and fear.
(Definition of “cope” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Today has been a bit 💩 I’m not going to lie…… We had to be Chez Hotel NHS Harrogate bright and early this morning for a date with radiology following G-Man’s “discussion” with a fire extinguisher on the last day of term. For the avoidance of doubt the fire extinguisher won & once again G… Continue reading Comfort food or food to comfort?
Who cares for the carers? There are many days where I feel like waving the white flag of surrender. I give up. Stick a fork in me, I’m done. Substitute your own personal favourite motto for when the 💩💩 just keeps on coming and you really don’t want to face it anymore. As a rule, I am… Continue reading Relentlessly Relentless….
Do you see what I see?….Hmnnn what would that be?
an ode from the other side
This is a post I didn’t think I’d write for many years to come. One I shouldn’t even be thinking of composing. It’s not right. It’s not fair but here it is. I am also acutely aware that this ramble may be perceived as very self-indulgent. Far too many of my good friends have lost… Continue reading (Wo)Man’s best friend ❣️
A follow up to part 1…
Let me tell you a story. Are you sitting comfortable? Then I’ll begin… Once upon a time there was a (relatively) normal family. Let’s call them the Jones’s, although I don’t think may people will be aiming to “keep up with the Jones’s” once they have read this. In fact perhaps, it’s more a nightmare,… Continue reading Once Upon a Time….