The demons that prey at 3am…..
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?
Do you see what I see?….Hmnnn what would that be?
food-glorious-food…what’s not to love?!
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 ❣️
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…
Busy. Keeping busy. Every waking moment. Planning, doing, moving and shaking; albeit not in the term of “big business” more anxiety and jangling nerves that leave my hands jittering and spilling drinks, dropping bottles (gaviscon off the garage floor anyone?!) and generally causing me frustration and embarrassment. My mind is never still, nor am I… Continue reading Smoke & Mirrors…
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??