Life

Weekend Snapshots: Animals

Weekend Snapshots: Animals

Life
On Saturday, I spent an amazing afternoon with my 6 year old niece and 5 year old nephew. There’s nothing like 2 great kids to cheer you up! We took ... Read more

Remembering Andy

Life
Today would have been his 36th birthday. As far as I’m aware, we met at playgroup some 33 years or so ago and had been good friends ever since. That ... Read more
Silky & Leo – 6 Months On

Silky & Leo – 6 Months On

Life
It’s now six months since we collected Silky from deepest, darkest Ceredigion. She has most definitely made herself at home and it’s hard to remember life without her. Silky is ... Read more
Bluebells and Bees

Bluebells and Bees

Life
We’ve been through pretty much everything the weather can throw at us lately. Only a week or so ago we’d got snow and hailstones, and yesterday we had thunderstorms. Today ... Read more
No April Fool

No April Fool

Life
Regular readers will know that Dad won a competition for Gadget Show Live tickets in our local newspaper. However the tickets weren’t sent out in time (rendering them useless) and ... Read more
Local Newspaper’s April Fool

Local Newspaper’s April Fool

Life
Friday, 1st April 2016 – Imagine Dad’s surprise when he opened the mail to find he’d won some tickets for The Gadget Show Live from our local newspaper, the County ... Read more
Fitbit… Sleepbit

Fitbit… Sleepbit

Life, Technology
Most people use their Fitbit tracker to monitor their daily activity, but this chronically fatigued person tends to use hers to monitor her sleep… which seems to be as abysmal ... Read more
Life With Chronic Fatigue

Life With Chronic Fatigue

Life
A few years ago, I came down with a flu-type virus one Christmas. I’d never had anything like it. I felt dreadful for a whole two weeks. Zero energy, a ... Read more
More Things Kids Say

More Things Kids Say

Life
Or, more accurately, More Things My Nephew Says! ———————— Nephew: “Oww, me nuts! Nuts is another name for your winky, did you know?” ————————- Nephew watching You’ve Been Framed: “That ... Read more
Adopting a Cat – An Update

Adopting a Cat – An Update

Life
Back in November, I told you our story of adopting a cat. So, two months later, I thought I’d give you an update of how things are going. Well, first ... Read more
Begin Climbing the Family Tree

Begin Climbing the Family Tree

Etc, Life
With the explosion of family history records available online over the past few years, researching the family tree has become a popular pastime. If you’d like to have a go ... Read more
I lost my boyfriend to Nintendo this Christmas

I lost my boyfriend to Nintendo this Christmas

Life, Technology
It’s my own fault really. Let me take you back to Christmas 2014… My boyfriend had had his eyes on a Nintendo DS for a while, so a friend of ... Read more
Adopting a Cat

Adopting a Cat

Life
Back in the middle of August we lost Mika, our cat of 15 years (though I’m entirely sure we were his human servants!). It was so heart-wrenching, but he was ... Read more