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?
So, yesterday I packed our eldest off to school, not just for a normal Friday, but to spend most of her day at the school that, all being well, she'll be attending from September. You know the one I mean, where you go when you're too old for Primary? Now, I was well warned that… Continue reading Preparing to be Prepared
The kids are running circles around me. Not in some metaphorical parent/child angst kind of way, but in a literal I'm sitting at the table with my coffee (decaf. Why you ask? Quite frankly, I don't quite know either!) and, they are chasing each other around the table and, therefore, me! Those ideas of chilled,… Continue reading A Journey of Discovery
I've always liked Adele in a take it or leave it kind of way. Don't get me wrong, that voice has always blown me away, but, if I'm honest, it wasn't till I heard one of her latest offerings, 'When We were Young' that I was truly captivated. I don't know whether it's the incredible melody,… Continue reading The Power of a Song