When it comes, disappointment creates a very uncomfortable dilemma: how do we deal with it? Late last summer, I had what I'll call a bit of a 'wish it hadn't happened but know I've definitely learned from it' episode. You know the kind, when something happens that really shakes your confidence and leaves you feeling pretty… Continue reading The Dilemma of Disappointment
As last summer drew to a close, a mere moment after it had started, I decided that the impending school year would be cherished and taken slowly, milking every last second, as I prepared myself to deal with the fact that our eldest was in her final year of primary. Yet, here we are, incredibly,… Continue reading Celebrate the Moments
The event that is another election got me thinking about politicians and their promises, and this wee post from the archives sprang to mind x
If you’re at all like me, then the party political broadcasts and manifesto launches have had you on the edge of your seat. If you’re like me, you’re probably also very sarcastic! That’s not to say I haven’t listened and watched with some degree of interest when I’ve been ‘fortunate’ enough to catch one of these informative broadcasts or news pieces. You’ve got to love their enthusiasm to make life better for us all and to seek to please every last one of us. The promises made; the hopes for a better future; the savings we’re all going to make… it really will be something!
I was more than a little amused, when I heard one party outline all the taxes they were going to cut, while at the same time informing us how education, health, and living standards were all going to improve. Now, I reckon I destest the…
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'I can't quite believe we're back here again.' That's how I had intended to begin this post when I started planning it towards the end of last week. I didn't quite realise then the poignancy this line would hold. I'd been thinking about rushing headlong into (yet) another election. Not considering that we'd be, so painfully,… Continue reading Choices