I’m still blogging…

…well just about anyway!  Today marks 5 years exactly since I did my first EVER blog post (using Blogger) and I must confess I never ever thought that I’d still be at it – albeit not as frequently. A heck of a lot has happened during the time – both good and bad – but …

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I wasn't ready

I attended the funeral of my work colleague’s late mother today as a gesture of my support, just as he had done for me back in September. In retrospect, I perhaps somewhat foolishly thought that I would be ok and would be able to deal with the tide of emotions that only a funeral can …

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Valentines Gift Ideas

Let’s talk Valentine’s Day.  A day when all hopes of love and romance are heightened, only to be thwarted with an onslaught of tacky toys and materialistic junk that collects in our attics, before being taken to a car boot sale 8 years on.  A day of sulking, presents, proposals and high expectations. Every girl …

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My longest run

We finally got our garage back to normal after I jammed the car full with all the Christmas and New Year cardboard, plastics, cartoons, surplus clothes and headed off to the local civic amenity site. It really is amazing how much packaging accumulates over a 2 week period and judging by the number of people …

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Out with the old, in with the new

Happy New year to you!  So here we are on the very first day of 2009 with lots of people probably nursing hangovers, others laden with new year resolutions and some like me just looking forward to what should hopefully be a healthy and happy year ahead. The Mrs and I welcomed in the new …

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