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THE PERILS OF PLANNING

09/13/10

I am a planner. It comes naturally to me. I had my life mapped out when I was 14 and I haven’t looked back.My tendency to plan permeates every area…

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COMMUNITY SPIRIT

09/10/10

The observant amongst you may have noticed that my little blog is undergoing a bit of a facelift. Those who know where I live will recognise my home at the…

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SHOPPING

09/08/10

I’ve been shopping. I can’t help it. It’s that change of season thing. And so even though the sun is still beating down and there is no prospect of wearing…

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BACK TO SCHOOL

09/05/10

Back to school tomorrow. Uniforms labelled and ironed. PE kits relocated. Shoes polished. Water bottles thrown away for resembling a health hazard. We are ready to go.It always surprises me…

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GROWN UP TOO SOON

09/01/10

It was quiet in my house for a while yesterday. Suspicious of long periods with no noise, I went to investigate. I found my three youngest children playing a game…

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HOW STUFF CHANGES

08/28/10

I love the way that things change. It keeps me on my toes. I think I know how things lie and then suddenly, I don’t. It’s always happening to me….

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STEALING BY STEALTH

08/26/10

I am gradually taking over my little corner of the house by stealth. Softly, softly catchee monkey. No one seems to have noticed the subtle but continuous process of change…

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A SURPRISING SUMMER

08/24/10

Something strange is happening to me. It’s something that I have never before encountered but I’m liking it. I keep thinking that I should pinch myself to see if I’m…

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FRIENDSHIPS RENEWED.

08/22/10

Yesterday, I met up with someone that I haven’t really had any contact with for nearly 30 years. As I had breakfast with my family and we made plans for…

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MY BIRTHDAY

08/18/10

It’s nearly my birthday. If you lived here you would know that because I am taking every opportunity to mention it. It entertains me to tell my family a couple…