My parents both use the phrase I’ve put here for the title of this blog – I’ve arrived, and to prove it, I’m here! I looked it up on Google and discovered that it comes from a 1950’s radio show called Educating Archie. Regardless of the roots of the phrase it’s been swimming round my … More I’ve arrived, and to prove it, I’m here!
On my previous post I wrote a very sad poem that elicited lots of soothing comments here and on Facebook. The weird things is that however emotional I may have felt when I wrote the poem, I felt better immediately I had done so. Also, my life did a 180 degree turn within seconds. I … More WWWhat it’s really like being neWWW
This morning I woke up feeling tearful and with a Cliff Richard song in my head. ‘Fraid so, readers, I was mad about Cliff from the age of nine until, well let’s not get into that. The words were: “I wake up crying, after tossing and turning and yearning the whole night long. Pretty baby, … More Gecko Fingers
It is easy to forget how exhausting a relocation can be. Even when, like me, you’ve done it many times. First there is the stressful period of not knowing when, whether and where – the Limbo Period. Then comes the Mad Rush to sell things, close things down, rent your house, sort and pack your … More Something About Miri