When the infamous 'Beast from the East' started prowling around and creating a stir reecently, the text message with 'the kids need to go home from school early' announcement meant that an afternoon of the fire and a film was the required response (not sure it's a necessity in fairness, but it certainly made for… Continue reading A Little Bird Taught Me (The Bird on the Wire)
Reading: Luke 1 verses 5 - 25 Thought: I was in shock. I couldn't believe what I was seeing. I'd been given a really unexpected gift and, despite being someone who has a habit of spoiling her own surprises, on this occasion I had been clueless. I think I probably shed a tear (a happy one… Continue reading Advent Day 12: I Don’t Believe It!
I'd been aware of it for a few years, but the reality of it only really hit last year. I knew it happened, but suddenly, I became very aware of the fact that as the evenings darkened in, so too did my general mood. I had remembered enough from previous years to have a sense… Continue reading When the Darkness Closes In
Ever been to a pity party? No invite needed, no company required, no dress code to worry about. You just turn up and, you feel down right sorry for yourself. The kind that calls for a rendition of 'Havin' a me party' from 'The Muppets'. All it takes is something to push the right button… Continue reading Party for One?