About the about

The blog name changed between June and September, the layout after that, the About has been languishing, unloved and out of date. Not for much longer though, the About is finally to get a makeover in the last month of the year. So what prompted the name change? As previously mentioned while I am still…

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Marking an occasion

To mark the day someone’s Mum was in hospital (ok mine!) with the words and the drink recipe of others. The words of another – aka 45 Life Lessons Written by a “90-Year Old Woman, who was not actually 90!) here. They are all good, my pick for today is, “The best is yet to…

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Thursday Life

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humour, and some style.” Wise words from the now departed but ever fabulous, Maya Angelou. A nice prompt and reminder for me as my time clock is shortly about to roll over another year.…

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Gin in a glass…

… does not have the same ring to it as “Whiskey in a Teacup“, and I love Whiskey in a Teacup – the utterly fabulous book by Reese Witherspoon. Get hold of a copy somehow, it is a wonderful read. I purchased it on a Friday and had finished reading it by the end of…

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Anyone still there…?

Not quite Mayday, Mayday as in the emergency call for help, but I have chosen to put fingers to the keyboard again and post this on May 1st as it is May Day in the northern hemisphere – despite being located in the southern hemisphere. I am clearly confused, or perhaps simply a tad bonkers…

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Season’s Greetings

2017 has not been the year I imagined. Maybe I had more specific intentions or perhaps the years are always like this and it is simply that I noticed this year. Nevertheless I shall have some intentions for 2018. Wishing you all the best for the festive season in whatever way you do or don’t…

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The joy of sox

Bad title pun intended – sorry! I have joined the pilgrimage that many others before me have travelled. What is it about knitting socks that is so addictive and inspiring. I am a complete babe in the woods – one pair of small child socks, three pairs of baby socks, and currently in the midst…

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