Right, so here's the thing that's annoying me lately. Self-centredness. Is that even a word? I think so. I mean people who forget that there's anything outside their little world or that other people have different experiences, needs, abilities, finances and so on. Like what? Like those who don't want to vaccinate because the vaccines… Continue reading It’s not about you
A year ago I wrote a post looking towards (not forwards to) 2021. And, well, 2020 had certainly been a rollercoaster but it wasn't as painful as 2019 was for us. For 2021, I knew not to make resolutions or think about specific goals. Instead there were some general things I wanted from 2021, and… Continue reading Reflecting on 2021
Bill over at A Silly Place passed on this pondering question - where will I be this time next year? He's got some clear ideas about the inevitable and some general goals for himself this time next year. However, he generously shared the challenge with some other folks, including me. I've had to have a… Continue reading This time next year
The lovely Molly from Lovely Local Indie tagged me in her post about festive personal facts. I'm not sure where this tag came from, but I do love to learn more about my fellow bloggers in the community, so I can't resist passing it on. Thank you! First of all, a big thanks to Molly… Continue reading Get to Know Me Festive Edition
As someone who usually refuses to think about getting festive until mid-December, you might be getting the impression I'm rather excited this year. I'm not. I'm actually finding life more than usually difficult. Baby boy3 is on my mind a lot and it's not easy for me to understand why. So, to try to focus… Continue reading A Christmas Poem
The Brainstorms Award was created by Nabeeha Jameel over at Brainstorms. This award is basically for all those bloggers out there, new, or old, who do a lot of work to keep their blogs alive and an interest for other people!Brainstorms Rules Thank the person who nominated you.Tag your post with #BrainStormsAward and follow https://brainsstorms.wordpress.com/ if you’re… Continue reading Brainstorms Award
So, earlier in the year I decided to take a little break from the blog while we went on holiday. It was lovely just enjoying some family time and not doing any promotion - either through Twitter threads or Facebook groups. When we came back I decided not to return to the way I'd been… Continue reading What happens when you blog less?
I can't even figure out what to call this post, I'll come back to it. [I came back to it and titled it with my final thought.] So I started my blog a bit over two years ago, to have an outlet for my thoughts and feelings that I'm not comfortable sharing in real life.… Continue reading Any advice for entering a new phase?
The very lovely Michelle over at Boomer Eco Crusader asked me if I had any stories to tell for her beautiful series of Clutter Tales. I'd recently had to deal with some clutter, so my Grandad easily came to mind. The Clutter Tales series is a set of responses that various people have to coming… Continue reading Memories of Grandad
Soundtrack silenced Senses heightened Birdsong and blowing leaves an accompaniment To the rhythm Of trainers tapping on tarmac. Yeah, so that's what happens when you don't charge your Bluetooth headphones before a long run and their battery dies half way through. I stuck them in my pocket, enjoyed the birdsong and the security of hearing… Continue reading Running without Headphones