The day after the previous posting, where I dared to tempt fate by declaring that things could only get better, and that winter was on its way out…. it happenned. Continue reading
As today is December 21st, as far as I am concerned, this is the middle of winter and from here on, things can only get better. Continue reading
Last week we bought two ceiling lights ( a recent new line) from our local B&Q store at Gorseinon. Continue reading
Well! It is great to be back!
For two days I have felt as if somebody had chopped off my arms.
All I did was switch on my computer… and there it was … A GREAT BLUENESS HAD HIT ME! Continue reading
One of our favourite breakfasts is ‘dippy eggs with soldiers’…… Well, they say old age is akin to childhood, don’t they? Sadly, though, in my case I think I am really just making up for lost time. Continue reading
They have realised the benifits of allowing children to run around outdoors and and fill their lungs with fresh air.
Some forty four years ago, I was a teacher in Pimlico, in Inner London. ‘Outdoors’ as far as our kids were concerned consisted of a tiny rooftop playground, seven stories up, or a bus trip to Wimbledon. Continue reading
We had sailed into Nazare in Portugal. We try to experience local custom and culture as we travel around, so with a certain amount of trepidation, we bought tickets for a bullfight. Continue reading
It was the week before Christmas…. well, a few weeks before, actually, and I was teaching in a secondary school in Pimlico. Just before the first lesson after lunch, the Head received a phone call from the manager of a swish department store in Victoria Street, nearby. Apparently a boy had been seen stealing from store during the lunch hour. He was well known locally, so they named him Continue reading
Years ago, I was a full-time working mother. One afternoon, I finished work early and visited my son’s classroom. All around the walls were pictures of females, drawn by the children, all entitled ‘My Mum’. All were drawn with great care, but I must admit, none was recognisable as anyone that I knew! Continue reading