16th December 2015

Dear Father Christmas

I know…. I know…. it’s rather late to be writing my letter to you this year. But do you know what….? This year has just been so […]
15th December 2015

Moving goalposts

Oh, how I love it when the goalposts which are seemingly concreted firmly into the ground are suddenly – and without warning – moved. This week […]
13th December 2015

Memories and reflections

Life is full of memories. Some good and some bad. Yesterday, in The Surname Society Hangout, we discussed how Christmas is celebrated in different countries and I reflected […]
12th December 2015

And I am telling you….

…. I’m not going….” The song, from the Broadway musical Dreamgirls, was sung by the character Effie White, a singer with the girl group The Dreams, to […]
11th December 2015

That was the day that was

This morning starting in a somewhat different way – waking at 5:30am without an alarm, with my contact lenses still in and my laptop still on my lap! Hence, […]
11th December 2015

Technology – a wonderful thing

…. when it works! And oh, the woes when it doesn’t! We all rely so heavily on technology these days. Imagine if you suddenly didn’t have […]
10th December 2015

Just for a change….

One thing I would hate to be called is predictable, so I thought I’d post a later blog to change things up a bit today…. keep […]
8th December 2015

Crackers, Mangers and Donkeys

As we veer helter skelter towards Christmas, the days are becoming more and more crackers…. ‘scuse the pun. The deadlines have been set and the daily task […]
7th December 2015

Oh heck…. how is it only 18?

Regular readers will know that I am not the world’s biggest fan of the event which happens annually in December. I don’t dislike it as such […]