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CASTLES AND PRINCESSES

01/18/09

This week I stayed in a castle. It had battlements and arrow shooting windows so I knew it was one. My room had a massive four poster bed and candles…

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DOGS AND WHY I HATE THEM

01/17/09

I fear we may fall out with our neighbours. They are lovely people and we have always been very pleased to have them next door. However, they are not alone….

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WASTING TIME

01/11/09

I have been thinking today about time and why everyone seems to have so little of it. If you have a real job most of your time will be stolen…

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GYM BUNNY

01/06/09

Today I became part of an age old cliche and joined a gym in the first week of January. The chap who gleefully took my money led me to believe…

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WASHDAY BLUES

01/03/09

What is the point of ironing?Every week I spend an unfeasibly large amount of time standing in my kitchen ironing things. The pile is almost insurmountable and yet every week…

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HAPPY NEW YEAR

01/01/09

Happy New Year! The new year is here and Christmas is gone. In fact it is well and truly gone in my house. This afternoon, as the children polished off…

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DEAR DIARY

12/31/08

Every year around this time I find myself perching precariously on the horns of a dilemma. Shall I keep a diary in the New Year? It may not sound like…

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BYE BYE ROBINS

12/28/08

If you haven’t logged in over Christmas then you missed the festive robins !! Serves you right for not following me avidly enough. Happy New Year.

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CHRISTMAS LESSONS

12/28/08

Christmas is all done for another year. I have only just managed to change my blog background to festive robins and now I am going to have to put it…

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IMAGINATION

12/20/08

I have been thinking about Charles Dickens. And why not? It is Christmas and all that Dickensian bonhomie and good cheer is depicted on cards adorning my walls. It’s not…