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The first milestone cometh

Tomorrow marks the first whole month since Mark’s death. This is rather surreal – in some ways it seems like an eternity since what was to be our final conversation. In others, well I can’t…


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A day to reflect

Had an interesting 24 hours (plus a bit). Went into work last night to see everyone and to meet my new line manager – things always change when you’re away – always nice to see…


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Life in the old house yet

As per usual, I don’t do things in a half-hearted way. So it was back to the bungalow for a 2.5 day session to clean and tidy it up so it can be lived in…



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2 weeks

A catch up day today. I think I over-did things the last few and really felt exhausted this morning having gone to bed way later than intended. But at least Mt Ironing has been reduced…


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An update

An unexpected break in the blog due to unexpected circumstances. My husband passed away suddenly on 11 June 2012 following a long period of ill health from complications due to a type of cancer called…


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Rage against…….

A nothing day today. To be honest, not the greatest one really. Not relaxed but instead slightly on edge all day. Angry with the world but for no specific reason. My normal tactic with this…


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Day off?

Well today was supposed to be a day off, however I spent a couple of hours in work. Not quite what I had in mind but it helped people out and served a purpose for…


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And back to work

A day of dashing about, although not for any real reason. Start off with the post office and then gym where I decided to go mad on several pieces of gym equipment guaranteeing total exhaustion…


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Peals, peels and the Jubilee

Today has been a bitty one. It’s the extra bank holiday to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee. Although they seem to have muddled the months and years about this – Queen Elizabeth II actually ascended to…