Ups and Downs 5

Here are my latest Ups and Downs for you as I bimble along this journey: Downs: Heartburn, I lay in bed last night propped up on my pillows, rolled over to my side and got a wave of it burning up my oesophagus. If I get through this pregnancy with it intact, I will be … More Ups and Downs 5

Seasonal Adjusted Disorder, changing seasons, changing lives

Driving in to work this morning, at nearly All Hallows Eve, which is supposed to be dark, candle lit and full of mystery, it was odd seeing blossom in the orchard that I drive past daily.  Irises by the side of the road, snowdrops in the hedgerows and birds building nests all add to the … More Seasonal Adjusted Disorder, changing seasons, changing lives

Happy Anniversary!

One week on from our wedding and we started listening to the wedding music CD in the car last night on the way home from David Jones after spending some of our vouchers given so generously to us for the celebration.  We got maybe 3 songs in and got home, so I carried on listening … More Happy Anniversary!

The wonderful English education. And these people have a vote.

Actual contestants answers UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE (BBC2) Jeremy Paxman: What is another name for ‘cherrypickers’ and ‘cheesemongers’? Contestant: Homosexuals. Paxman: No. They’re regiments in the British Army who will be very upset with you. BEG, BORROW OR STEAL (BBC2) Jamie Theakston: Where do you think Cambridge University is? Contestant: Geography isn’t my strong point. Theakston: There’s … More The wonderful English education. And these people have a vote.