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April 02, 2015

More surveys?!

When you looked at yourself in the mirror today, what was the first thing you thought? I don’t know! I think the first time I looked in the mirror today was about 6pm and I think that I thought I...


March 31, 2015

survey

A) What does the last text you sent say? Tally on sofa not eating or drinking because it hurts, Lila had another bath and up and about. I have first run back ache but not too bad. Ily x B) What d...


March 29, 2015

Survey from 1984

WOULD YOU BE SAD IF THE LOVE BOAT GOT CANCELLED? It’s an American telly programme so I’ve never seen it but I just love everything about America sigh, I know all there is to know because I’ve rea...


🛀💤 the emojis that is. The problem is, I love using my Swype keyboard, it’s far superior to the HTC sense one but the HTC sense has so many more emojis. And I do like emojis. I was that kids wh...


March 18, 2015

Waiting for a quiche

My quiche tin in deeper and with a smaller radius than that of the recipe so it’s taking its merry old time to set! Three days in to the new job and I’m certainly not feeling the way I did in my ...


March 15, 2015

Conchies

Conchie was a slang term used for conscientious objectors during the first world war. It was used as an insult. A lot of conchies were Quakers and, as some of you know, my upbringing was as a Qua...


WHERE: this feels like the start of some cheesy game show; It’s Friday! I’m in the bath! It must be reeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaalllliiiiiityyyy cheeeeeeck time! WEARING: Brown Hair band which is holding u...


March 05, 2015

Yoooohooooooo!

Just like the nosy neighbour calling over the fence, trying to hear the gossip! How are you all? It’s pretty quiet around here bar a few people (the regular daily updaters plus one or three other...


February 28, 2015

I ate sugar by choice...

And was surprised by the lack of flavour, it was just sweetness! Let me backtrack though… A few months ago I saw a Spanish Food Workshop advertised at our local college, I spoke to my friend M, w...


February 26, 2015

I heard recently...

…that there’s a medical term for the desire to live in a past age, one you’ve experienced or not. I’ve also read a few Jasper Fford books which are (a) set in our town and (b) set in a world wher...


February 25, 2015

End of a chapter...

Lila and I had bounced our jolly little lungs out on the trampoline this afternoon. We’d played games as well as chatting as we bounced. Finally my legs asked for a break do I lay down and looked...


February 22, 2015

Stroke of genius.

For several years I have wanted to build an extension onto our house where the conservatory is, but what I’ve wanted to do is extend the kitchen. However, the girls were building a den using our...


February 21, 2015

Saturday afternoon

Wet have no girly night today, there’s no hockey so no movie time. Booooooo!! Of course, there is football which he’s currently sleeping through! It’s a standing family joke, we celebrated today...


February 18, 2015

Suzanne Vega

In the days before Facebook was available for posting all your favourite teen angst song lyrics there was another way. In the eighties I had a set of pretty, pastel fibre tip pens and I had reams...


February 16, 2015

A beach weekend

We often go to the beach for a weekend to fit around football. During the footie, Rich goes to the game while the girls and I have fun. We drove down to Christchurch on Friday night and woke up e...


WHERE: in the bath… Where else? WEARING: I just realised that I have my watch on! Whoops! That has been jettisoned. FITNESS UPDATE: I’m not cycling much at the moment, only when the temps are ab...


January 20, 2015

Birthdays.

It is my darling husband’s birthday today and it’s been a tough day. He’s been looking for promotion at work for a little while and the perfect opening came up last week. He put his application i...


January 16, 2015

On a positive note...

I have a iPad for the weekend… My school is very much in love with anything Apple, I have learned a bit of the Mac and have now brought home an iPad so I can learn that! Suddenly my phone screen...


January 01, 2015

2014

What did you do in 2014 that you have never done before? Stuffed dates with chorizo, wrapped it in bacon and fried it… It was an amazing flavour! Ummm, worked in a school for money. I worked in s...


December 31, 2014

New Year Eve.

My boobs really hurt, my back aches and I’m ready to party! Think I must be ovulating, it often gives me sore boobs! Tapas is prepped and ready to go. Lots to talk about, I had four days without ...


December 23, 2014

Henna 101

Henna, the instructions… Easy peasy :-) Mmmmmmmm chocolate fondue! Oh no, it’s my hot henna, still on the pan of boiling water to stop it from cooling down too quickly. The hotter the henna, th...


December 08, 2014

Tonight's score...

A lovely evening out for the Toy Library Christmas Dinner.... I’m still coughing a lot. The score? Cough 1 pelvic floor 0 Bwah ha ha ha ha!


December 06, 2014

5am

It’s 5am and Rich got back from his work’s Christmas dinner twenty minutes ago. He doesn’t understand why I’m so pissed off… Apparently he walked home, that’s why he’s so late, well it’s three mi...


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It’s winter, it’s 2014, leading into 2015…