Getting Back On The Horse

| 30th March 2020

The phrase ‘you couldn’t make it up’ is probably overused, but sometimes its exactly what you need t.o describe a situation. Take the latest stage in my ‘trying to move house’ saga for example. Remember last year? August 1st to be exact, sold my house and bought another one (known affectionately as no.14) then it […]

The Best Things In Life

| 23rd March 2020

There are 2 smells in life which are so wonderful, memorable and unmistakably special that if they could be bottled, would make some budding entrepreneur very rich indeed. What are they? One is the smell of the first new mown grass of the season and the other is the smell inside a new car, particularly […]

You Were Saying?

| 16th March 2020

As a schoolgirl some 50 years or so ago, I was interested in ‘sayings’. Anything I liked the sound of would get written down in a notebook. How times have changed. Just imagine what fun I’d have now with access to the internet and all it’s wonders.

The Holiday

| 9th March 2020

And so the Isle of Skye adventure began. We travelled up over 2 days with tea in Carlisle and an overnight stay in Glasgow, home of the red Tardis.

The Packing

| 2nd March 2020

So what do you need after the most stressful 17 months of your entire life? Why a holiday of course!

Head Or Heart?

| 24th February 2020

So I couldn’t put it off any longer, it was make your mind up time for the computer and the car. I’d done my research, had my test drives and calculated my finances, I needed to make a decision.

Walk The Walk

| 17th February 2020

So off I went on my latest adventure, in search of a new computer and a new car. To say I was apprehensive would be an understatement. However, I’ve discovered in recent months that the secret to overcoming fear in these situations is to approach them with an outward display of confidence, even if on […]

Going It Alone

| 3rd February 2020

I’ve never been brave, but over the last 16 months I’ve had to do lots of things that scare me. Mostly they’ve gone well, indeed there have been times I’ve actually surprised myself, but 2 things I’ve never done on my own before are buying a new computer or a new car. I’ve watched Peter […]

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| 20th January 2020

The Internet is a truly wonderful thing. Let’s face it you couldn’t be reading this without it, but seriously, the speed with which it has become an important, nay indispensable, part of most peoples lives is quite extraordinary. And the service it provides is mind blowing when you stop and think about it. How did […]

Doing The Right Thing And Other Stories

| 6th January 2020

I’m sure we all like to think we do the ‘right thing’ in any given situation, but sometimes it can backfire. Remember my ongoing battle with the tyre pressure warning light on my car? Read about it here if you don’t.