* a very dreadful homage to all things Enid Blyton to hopefully offer some light-relief in these challenging times….
Growing up is hard…. for parents ….
The demons that prey at 3am…..
I’m not often given to introspection or too much dwelling on the past; after all, it rarely helps in changing anything going forward and dredges up old emotions and difficulties that you can’t fix. Indeed, as my Father is so fond of saying “If your Aunty had bo**ocks, she would be your Uncle! (so couth,… Continue reading Shoulda, woulda, coulda…..
Tomorrow is one of those school days that strikes fear in my heart every time it rolls round…and I’m sure it seems to be more often than once a year: World Book Day! Don’t get me wrong, we LOVE books and reading in this household and the little 2 still love a bedtime story of… Continue reading I am *that* Mum…..*
Yesterday was D-Day – The Day I spoke at the Rare Diseases UK AGM in front of various learned bods and alliances of support groups etc. I have had so many wonderful messages, e-mails and texts asking how it went and am truly overwhelmed by the support; it means a lot. Since everyone was still… Continue reading D-Day….Red shoes Part 2…
Since I am writing this in the week that David Bowie died 😦 it seems more than a little appropriate that I get to use these iconic words in a blog post (thank you Let’s Dance)… Ironic also that I had already planned the title of this piece before news of Mr Bowie’s untimely passing… Continue reading Put on your red shoes…….
I threw my toys out the pram a few weeks ago….figueratively you understand although I must admit I did feel like throwing things literally as well…..sadly, I am (allegedly) a grown up and this sort of behaviour is frowned upon…unless you are at a Greek wedding, or so I’m told. What was the reason for… Continue reading The Good, The Bad….& the ugly….
I feel like shouting this from the roof tops and for those of you who are my FB friends you will already know but here goes anyway: I HAD A WEEKEND AWAY…ON MY OWN (well with friends) WITHOUT CHILDREN and in this case, the use of shouty capitals near the top of the page is… Continue reading Here comes the girls……
I’m taking the plunge….no, not the ice bucket one that is doing the rounds (though it is being used very positively for various charities, raising awareness and much needed funds)…I’m afraid this is much less altruistic but I’m dipping my toes into the whirlpool of blogging…..Drum rolls, clapping and air horns aplenty please. Failing all… Continue reading Introducing the weird and not so wonderful…