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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Bathroom Makeover – How to Update Your Bathroom

Have you been thinking about updating your bathroom but not sure what is involved?  Have you thought about how different it could look? Well I did exactly that a few months ago and would love to share with you. We moved into our house about four and a half years ago.  It is a lovely […]

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What are the Best Things About Having a Dog?

Owning a dog is something really special.  There’s a reason why dogs are known as Man’s Best Friend.  People who don’t own or don’t like dogs probably won’t get this but I’d like to share some of the amazing reasons why I think having a dog is just one of the best things! Your dog […]

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April Sunshine and Looking Forward to Summer 😃

There is something about April that brings a feeling of optimism and happiness. I don’t know exactly what it is and I don’t know why either, but there’s just something about it,  Maybe I’m feeling this particularly because the last few days have been glorious.  If you’re in the southern part of the UK you’ll […]

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How do you like your tea?

I feel so happy when someone asks me that question!  I’m really fussy when it comes to tea I’m afraid. My worst nightmare if out with friends, or visiting family or any occasion where tea is involved, is someone just making the tea and bringing to me. God that makes me sound really ungrateful doesn’t […]

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