Category: family

Words of Wisdom

England has been in the throes of a mini-heat wave with sunshine and temps hovering around the 20° C mark (around 70°). If you lived here, you would know how freakishly weird this is for February! (Thank YOU, global warming!) Needless to say, the entire nation has stripped […]

Gun Girl

       I’ve never made a secret of the fact that I come from a long line of hunters. Well, at least that’s what I’ve always been led to believe, and growing up in close proximity to my dear old Grandpa, this fact took on a mythical quality. Many an […]

Home Truths

You don’t get to be my age without learning a few hard lessons in life. Granted, I’m (only) 52, but given the fact I am weirdly accident prone, who knows whether today I might trip over a rollerskate and puncture my jugular on a drinking straw? In case […]

Attack #435

I’m not sure if any of you are aware of it or not, but there is a war going on in The Castle these days. It has been raging for months, actually, but since I am not particularly fussed by six-legged creatures, I have not felt it necessary […]

Another Italian Holiday!

Hello, my lovelies! Yes, it has been, like, FOREVER since Mother Hen has updated her diaries, but here I am! HH and I have recently returned from a wonderful 5-day getaway to my posto preferito, bella Italia! Ok, sure, it was too cool to swim in the Med, […]