What I Found Out About Breast Screening

There has been quite a bit in the news lately about breast screening hasn’t there? I wanted to write about it from my own point of view. I received a letter a couple of months ago inviting me for breast screening.  My letter started off by saying “The NHS offers breast screening to save lives […]

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How Do You Know If You Drink Too Much and What To Do About It

Fairly recently I realised I was drinking far more than was good for me.  I probably only really realised this over the last couple of years though. In hindsight I think it has probably been a bit of a problem for the last few years, although I’m not really sure of an exact date. How […]

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So What’s It Like To Be Fifty?

OK so now I am actually fifty! 50! It really makes me smile and almost laugh out loud when I say it. It feels a little bit ridiculous because hand on heart, I don’t feel it in the slightest.  I think it’s really funny! I’m feeling ok about it, in fact I feel great about […]

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Attention: Community Pool

Originally posted on Novus Lectio:
Hey Swimmers, As you’ve been noticed previously I’m hosting the new community pool from Monday to Friday. This is the link to follow http://swimmersweek.wordpress.com I thought of hosting it in this blog but I’ve realized that I’d go crazy if I do it here, so I’ve opened a new blog…

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Sunshine Blogger Award

I’m so pleased to have been nominated for the Sunshine blogger Award by the lovely Fairy Kissed Daisy – thank you! 🙏 You can find her blog here.  Her blog is great, it’s written in such an honest way and is really relatable, check it out if you haven’t done so already. The Sunshine Blogger Award is an […]

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The Mystery Blogger Award

I am so happy and flattered that I have been nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award by the lovely Fritzie.  If you haven’t seen her blog yet, you should take a look, it’s called Life Travel Soul – Life is a beautiful journey, it is well worth a read and she has some beautiful photos, […]

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A Word in your Shell-Like

A word in your shell-like means I want to talk to you, just in case you thought the title was a bit random!  I’m talking about shells so thought it was quite an appropriate heading 😁 Following on from my post about true beauty and what it is – if you haven’t read it, I’d […]

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A seventies childhood – part 3

I just thought about something we used to do as children, which I don’t think children would be able to do today. We used to make our own perfume, well I say perfume but that is probably not technically true under the trade descriptions act.  I expect you would probably called it rose water.  Actually […]

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How to Deal With A Milestone Birthday

I have a milestone birthday coming up soon – very soon – in fact it is less than two weeks away and  I’m really not sure how I am feeling about it.  I’ve been feeling really apprehensive about it, but why?  After all it’s just a number isn’t it?  But a birthday with a zero on […]

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