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Sunday, December 26, 2010      6 comments

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Christmas - happy after all

Friday, December 24, 2010      6 comments

Never thought I'd be as free to enjoy a happy Christmas time in my own home this year but my DIL - with true Scottish grit - has pulled herself back from the edge of a nervous breakdown and is determined that she will be the one who makes a good... Read more

Well . . .

Thursday, December 23, 2010      3 comments

. . . I wasn't expecting to be back home before Christmas but DIL seems to be on the mend and in any case I have to take my partner to the hospital for a day of testing his heart function. My son is 'working from home' until after Christmas thou... Read more


Tuesday, December 14, 2010      8 comments

I feel I've been neglecting most of my Spark friends recently and I can't see that changing before next year. I have too much to do - and too many family problems - to give much time here at the moment. I regret that and I hope everyone will ... Read more


Friday, December 03, 2010      7 comments

It’s been extremely pretty here in Brighton (UK) by the sea in the snow. It is lethally icy on pavements and roads but it looks beautiful. emoticonRead more

It's an ill wind . . .

Tuesday, November 30, 2010      5 comments

I've had a great succession of weekends with my younger son, his wife and their sons celebrating both their birthdays - 9 days apart. This weekend the parents have had a great time out and about giving each other small treats and personal time ... Read more

YO-YO-ing. What shall I do NOW?

Friday, November 26, 2010      10 comments

My younger son was forty recently and we seem to have been celebrating forever- in one family house or another. I’ve had a great time seeing family that I don’t normally see and even having a conversation with my ex-husband which doesn’t happen ... Read more

Is it a solution? ;-)

Thursday, November 18, 2010      4 comments

My elder son has become increasingly perturbed lately about my weight and shape (‘don’t want to lose you sooner than I have to, Ma’ Aaww!) He and I both know that now, after 18 months on Spark, I am down to approximately 30 pounds overweight, an... Read more

Keeping going no matter what . . .

Wednesday, November 10, 2010      4 comments

‘committed to keep on keeping on’ – words I read in a new friend’s blog yesterday – not a new concept here but they certainly spoke to me yesterday. Just wonder how many new starts a person can make? Guess I’m about to find out Read more

Gains and Losses

Tuesday, November 09, 2010      5 comments

It's a very long time since I blogged but I have to start back sometime. So here I am. The last blog I posted was entitled 'Back on Board' I see. Well - cancel that! Sadly it was wishful thinking. I've been in a bad space due to various ... Read more

Back on board . . .

Saturday, September 25, 2010      5 comments

Afraid my resolution to blog every day this month has failed. I have found it really useful for my motivation and certainly found the supportive responses most helpful. I've been busier than I expected to be with non-stop appointments with stu... Read more

Days 19 and 20 - Busy!!

Tuesday, September 21, 2010      5 comments

. . . but busy is good in this instance. Yesterday I was unexpectedly re-allocated from my visiting teachers to a job in a school in Bournemouth for 2 or 3 days. Near my little house and convenient for everyone. Especially for ME - Hoorah... Read more

Days 17 and 18 - Slippage

Monday, September 20, 2010      5 comments

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Day 16 - Positivity and Planning!

Saturday, September 18, 2010      3 comments

I walked myself into the ground yesterday – up and down hilly bits and along miles and miles of flat bits. emoticon... Read more

Days 14 and 15 - making unnecessary difficulties

Friday, September 17, 2010      3 comments

So as I’ve already said I’m running a social programme for the various teachers I was allocated late on Tuesday afternoon. We’ve been having quite a lot of fun. Brighton’s always good for interest and entertainment - and history - but we’ve also... Read more

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