Category: life

Painting Beauty on a Grateful Heart

It’s been a very, very strange Saturday. Surreal, even. My daughter and her husband are off to Thailand to celebrate their ten year anniversary (yay!)… their youngest son was admitted to hospital with an asthma attack (BOO!) and is being looked after by the other set of grandparents. […]

Never to Return

Never shop at Asda when you are cold. (Asda, for my American followers, is the British discount grocery chain bought out by Wal-Mart in 1999.  Britain has been officially “Wal-Martized.”  Yay.)  I had only nipped in the other day to pick up some chili peppers and a few […]

Shouting Down the Well

“Blogging is a bit like tossing pebbles down a very, very deep well… and waiting to hear the splash.” – Mother Hen This thought occurred to me this afternoon, as I was checking my Facebook page first for news of my Mom, who has been unwell but who […]

The Fiesta Within

Since my return from the States, nothing has been normal. Well, granted normal for me is constant dieting and a continual battle raging between my Brain and the rest of the body parts residing in this bloated prison I call My Body. (Click here to see The Party […]