Everything Happens For A Reason

I firmly believe in the saying “everything happens for a reason” or “what’s mean to be, will be.” I think that this can be applied to so many things in life. If you think back at moments in your life where something has happened that hasn’t gone quite your way, this might eventually have led […]

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What is it Like to Work in a School?

  I have worked in the same school for nineteen years – yes I know, it’s a REALLY long time! I haven’t done the same job all the way through though.  I started as a Learning  Support Assistant, this means you basically support individual children in their learning, this might be because someone struggles with […]

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How to Keep Cool in Hot Weather

I’m sitting here sipping a nice cool glass of water looking at the most beautiful,  perfectly blue sky,  not a single cloud in sight.  I’m enjoying the feeling of the magnificent sun engulfing my body in nourishing warmth.  It’s radiance feels like it is caressing my skin. In the distance I can hear seagulls and […]

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Useful things to buy for your first home

My oldest son is moving out this week.  He has, bless him, been saving for ages and with some help from my parents and a pretty big mortgage 🤔 he is buying his very own flat.  It is a really exciting time for him and he can’t wait, I don’t blame him really.  He’s already […]

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Fabulous Benefits of Going Online

Hello lovely readers, I wanted to write a short post about how much I love the internet and being able to go online. Well actually, realistically, if you know me – it’s really not gong to be that short is it? I do have a tendency to waffle a bit. Whether that’s a good thing […]

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Why I love blogging

Well firstly I need to say that when I first decided to write my blog, I knew nothing about it at all.  I didn’t even realise that ‘normal’ people could write a blog! I thought it was something that proper websites just had as a sideline.  I googled “how do you start a blog” and […]

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If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It

Firstly can I just say I hate the word ‘ain’t’ and I know it isn’t a proper word before anyone thinks I have lost the ability to write coherently.  Thanks.  Now I’ve cleared that up, I’ll begin. Recently online and in the news there has been a lot of comments and articles and a bit […]

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Which Hand Do You Use The Most?

Hi there, as I’m writing this on my iPad,  scrolling down with my left hand yet typing with the fingers on both hands I started thinking about whether everyone does this.  Do you use both hands for typing equally? Or just your right or left hand?   Did you know that only about ten percent of […]

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What’s it like to live in a village?

Do you live in a village? Or a town? Or perhaps you live in a city… we all have our preferences don’t we?  Although I’m not sure we all live exactly where we want to live –  it’s usually down to money, family, work and circumstance. I live in a village in Surrey in the […]

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This or That Challenge

I was tagged for this challenge by the lovely Steff, her blog is great, it’s so relatable, check it out  here I love being able to participate in things like this because it’s a fab  way of getting to know more about people you interact with online (or maybe I’m just nosey!) I love reading […]

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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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