thoughts and things

Me

Why I love Christmas and don’t care it’s November¬†

Christmas isn’t just for Christmas….. I used to be one of those people. Thinking it was too soon. (I’ve always loved playing christmas music in my car by mid-November though). However I’ve had a change of heart. I love christmas. I love the run up […]

Crochet the Fog away

After my Dad’s death in November last year, as well as sadness,  a relief washed over me. The dark  cloud of terminal cancer that had hung over my family for the best part of 6 months, was gone.  I could start to look forward again.  […]

Depression

There are many posts that I have written over the past few months, that I never published. Since October, life got pretty shit. I was diagnosed with depression, my Dad died and well, it was awful. This post was written in October 2015. These were […]

No I’m not pregnant….

I’m just not drinking alcohol  I’m the designated driver  I’m not that fond of shellfish I just ate too much at lunchtime  I’ve given up Diet Coke I’m just wearing leggings because of my hairy legs I got so used to using my stomach as […]

Goodbye Granny Pants

When I was pregnant and I was told that I had to buy some massive pants for after the birth, I was half amazed and half disgusted that I had to buy some Granny Pants.  They looked bloody HUGE. I couldn’t find any to start […]

Why I joined the Labour Party

This month, I joined the Labour Party. It’s been a big month for memberships with over 60,000 people joining the political party.  I am in no way an expert in politics, and I don’t pretend to be. But I know what I think, what I […]

Mum Fog: Things you forget when you’re a Mum

You give birth, you don’t sleep for months, brain cells dissipate..you think you’ve got through it, but then the Mum Fog descends and you start to forget to do everything….. 1. Shave You get to the swimming pool, you get into your costume and you […]

Lost

Have you ever lost a ticket, a receipt? Something you really wanted to keep Have you ever held it so tight That you thought you’d never lose it But then it gets so familiar  That feel between your fingers  you don’t realise it’s not there? […]

Potty: No Training

I find it odd that we are supposed to be training our children in the art of life-long continence when in reality, I don’t have a frigging clue how to teach someone how to manage their bowels and bladders. Is there a potty training, training […]

A lovely relaxing Sunday at the Pub

It’s a sunny day, it’s a Sunday…….better go off to the pub for a lovely Roast Dinner Ah, Sundays. I must admit, it isn’t my favourite day of the week, mainly because I always remember I’ve run out of milk at approximately 5.13pm when most […]