Month: December 2007

2007, A Mulled Whine!

I thought I’d end the year with reflection on the past twelve months. As Dickens wrote, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” I couldn’t put that any better myself. I thought I’d mention the bad things first (ie the ‘whine’ in my poorly punned post title), and end on… Read more »

Boxing Day

It’s Boxing Day morning and I’m exhausted. Despite a lousy run-up to Christmas, we all had a fantastic Christmas Day, and I’m hoping that you did too. I got such a touching gift from someone (a Secret Santa someone). It was a little wooden plaque, with a beautiful verse and two hooks from which to… Read more »

Merry Christmas, Everyone!

It’s a few days early, but I wanted to wish everyone who takes the time to read this blog a very merry Christmas and a healthy, happy New Year. I’m grateful to each person who has bought a copy of my book, contacted me or helped me in any way. I am genuinely grateful to… Read more »

My Fairy Godmothers

As I’ve mentioned, things have been a bit rotten lately so have been wallowing in a little self-pity…then something unexpected happens and reminds you that there are still genuinely nice people in the world. In my case, it was just a touching gesture by a few individuals (some of whom know me well, one of… Read more »

Just a lump of coal…

…is what I’m likely to be getting in my stocking, despite the fact I have been a very good girl all year, if my current luck is anything to go by. And said coal would probably tumble out of a hole in the toe of the stocking. Back to the book. I’ll probably offend several… Read more »

Normal service…

…will be resumed shortly, I hope! Still confined to home/bed/sofa with a combination of cold/flu/virus and the belief that I had more energy reserves than I did. Tackling a bit of bad luck with regard to jobs, sickness and the book so it’s all taking it’s toll on the old CFS. Am not feeling very… Read more »