* a very dreadful homage to all things Enid Blyton to hopefully offer some light-relief in these challenging times….
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)
an ode from the other side
A follow up to part 1…
Life, at the risk of sounding self indulgent and more than a little self pitying can best be described in the title above. At least for the time being and that’s ok with me. Comfortably numb sits comfortably. I have loved this amazing song for many years but, you will forgive me if I defer… Continue reading Comfortably numb…
The clock relentlessly ticks & chimes. It is insistent but dull; a constant in the background, a drone of bees. When I wake there are moments where I cannot recall what or why but the fog lifts and I am jabbed, sharply. Ouch. Why is time so tritely passing in the blink of an eye yet… Continue reading Tick Tock
I’m not quite an emetophobe but probably not far off it…..
I’ve been truly over-whelmed and grateful for all the messages, emails, texts, visits and all round offers of support in the last few weeks. If ever I needed a kick in the backside and a reminder why I am actually privileged beyond all doubt, the last 9 weeks have galvanised that thought process entirely. In… Continue reading A work in…. progress??