It's all over the news and the culmination of several days of mass ministerial resignations on the top of months and years of scandal after scandal. Here's the thing though. I'm seeing a lot of social media posts, from usually reputable sources or groups, declaiming Boris as an immoral narcissist, for example: Now, I am… Continue reading Boris is Going
Random thoughts time. Apologies if I'm going off on an odd tangent. I might be a bit ranty, please don't be offended or feel like I'm directing it at you. So here's the thing with handling the news at the moment. Things are bad. Really bad. So bad that lots of people are feeling the… Continue reading Dealing with the news
Thirty thousand is the price to pay Lives worth less than money Less than "freedom" Less than convenience But who will they be? Will it be me Will it be you Will it be someone we love Will it be someone unknown whose loss precludes a life bringing change and wonder Are our lives less… Continue reading Will it be you?
On Friday evening Daddy told Sam and Marley they couldn't have their fast food treat and... oh... what a noise! On Saturday morning Sam couldn't go to swimming and... oh... what a noise! On Sunday morning Marley learned that there was no football practice on and... oh... what a noise! On Monday at breakfast the… Continue reading What a Noise!
A couple of weeks ago, in the midst of Storm Ciara, we abandoned plans to visit the Imperial War Museum North. On the Friday of half term, I'm off and himself has taken a day's holiday, so we can have a family day out. It's a 40 minute drive for us and free entry so… Continue reading Review: IWM North
This last week I've seen a bunch of posts, profile decorations, photos about Remembrance day with Union Jacks and St George's crosses. So I want to say something about that. Remembrance is about taking time to consider the sacrifices made during war. Primarily we think of the armed forces and those who died, but also… Continue reading Remembrance Day
Today is my first day on flexible working. It has started terribly. First, I slept in the spare bed cos himself was snoring very loudly. Second, we're all exhausted after camping. Third, traffic is worse as schools go back in a couple of days. Fourth, I didn't read the holiday club plan properly. They needed… Continue reading FTWM no more
Dear MP I've written to you several times before in recent months to express my disappointment with the process of handling the outcome of the 2016 referendum.Today though, things have gone too far. Our PM, unelected by the general population, has removed the opportunity for parliament to enforce it's will on the matter of a… Continue reading Getting political: a letter to my MP