Category Archives: Thoughts

Wedding Anniversaries – some are better than others


  It’s our anniversary today, not that we ever make a note of it. We never exchange cards, flowers, or Read More →

How to unshrink a jumper

How to unshrink a jumper

Many moons ago, when I first found out that my daughter had an eating disorder I momentarily lost my judgement Read More →

Working, Walking and Wellies beats Wilting,Wallowing and Wailing

Even though I have my birthday to look forward to January is a dire month. I’m so glad to see Read More →

A Sitting Target

I am in the kitchen. Nothing wrong with that – many people work from the kitchen table – but I Read More →

The need to escape?


My posts have been erratic these past few months. We moved house in July and our new home has had Read More →

At last! The round peg finds the round hole.

view of turret with no stairs

It seems such a long time since I last posted on my blog, probably because it is. The last time Read More →

How to make your dreams come true

When my little sister was littler still she liked coming home from school for her lunch. I say lunch because Read More →

When words are not enough – The Power of Touch

On-Marriage - Mum and Dad

    Last year I heard Terry Waite speak at Sherborne¬†Literary Festival. ¬†He spoke of the time when he was Read More →

Look closely. What do you see?

Are you looking closely? So, what do you see? All old lady? A smiling woman? A vibrant girl? A woman Read More →

Fifty Shades of Brave


This is my dad at Trafalgar Square in London. It was 1960 and he was there to receive his British Read More →