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REFLECTION

12/28/09

Nearly the end of the year. And the decade. That sneaked up on me. I have never really got the hang of the 21st century. I never know what to…

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BUT ONCE A YEAR

12/26/09

Well that’s it! Christmas is over for another year. It was a pleasant enough day. The children woke early and I found all four of them under the eldest’s duvet…

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SNOW

12/19/09

It’s going to snow. You can see it in the heavy white clouds. You can feel it in the biting air. And the weatherman said so.Actually, there is already snow…

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THE STAY AT HOME MUM

12/16/09

I have been pondering the role of the stay at home mum recently. It is a job that I have worked hard at for almost 10 years and one that…

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WHAT NEXT?

12/14/09

It’s official. My life is dull. Interesting things rarely happen to me – not things worthy of mention here anyway. And what has drawn me to this inevitable and slightly…

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THE SHOW MUST GO ON

12/08/09

Don’t put your daughter on the stage Mrs Clark! Too late. My eldest is in a show as I type. Again. So far this year she has been a dancer…

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CHRISTMAS TREES

12/06/09

Today was the beginning of Christmas at our house. It was the Clark annual outing to our local farm to choose an appropriate tree and bring it home ready to…

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MY ASSIGNMENT

12/02/09

The time is upon me. The moment is nigh. I have to submit my first assignments for consideration and marking by my tutor by close of play on Friday.It is…

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DINNER PARTIES

11/29/09

I went to a dinner party last night. It was a lovely evening. Four couples, the optimum number to combine relative ease of food preparation with manifold conversational combinations. Three…

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RUUDIGORE – RUDDY MARVELOUS

11/24/09

Whilst perusing my post today, I noticed that my local opera company is putting on a production of “Ruddigore”, a somewhat obscure Gilbert and Sullivan show. Nothing particularly unusual about…