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The garden is beginning to take shape... and so am I !!

Tuesday, May 12, 2015      3 comments

I thought it was about time I blogged again. Usually, I plan out my blog in my mind, then I don't get round to writing it. This year has been one of ups and downs. We have finally been able to devote time to the garden, now that all of our ... Read more

Busy, busy, busy; it's been a good 2 weeks!

Tuesday, October 14, 2014      4 comments

So....the last 2 weeks have been busy, and at last the scales have started to move in the correct direction again!! The end of September/beginning of October continued in the same vein as before; we got ready to go to France again, but just fo... Read more

Monday, Monday.... following a great weekend!!

Monday, September 29, 2014      2 comments

So, the weekend was great - we bought a hot tub on Friday, then a supply of plants shrubs and spring bulbs on Saturday.On Saturday afternoon, I planted out the shrubs in the borders around the spot where the hot tub will go, including replacing ... Read more

It's been a week... life got in the way again!

Wednesday, September 24, 2014      4 comments

Every day, as I'm moving aroubd, getting on with the tasks in hand, I blog in my head, and that's as far as I get. emoticonRead more

Back from France these past 2 weeks, time to blog!!

Tuesday, September 16, 2014      4 comments

At last I'm getting myself organised! We've been back from our new house in France since 29th August, and I've been meaning to blog, but life has got in the way..... we've been w... Read more

Day 5 of my new school....

Tuesday, September 10, 2013      4 comments

... and I'm already feeling like I've been there forever!! I really like the people I work with, even the management!! And the other teachers are just so-o-o supportive. It's going to be a tough year all round as the school has been failing... Read more

It's going!!

Friday, September 06, 2013      2 comments

Weighed today. 12 pounds down since 22nd August, 42 to go. It's the same pounds again, but it's given me the impetus to carry on now. I know it will slow down - that's ok, but it's the jumpstart I needed!! 22% of the way with my c... Read more

Dental hospital, selling furniture and plant recycling

Tuesday, August 06, 2013      1 comments

Justa short blog today.. I was just s-o-o-o tired this morning, but I forced myself up to exercise and DID IT!! Then I took my daughter to discuss her op to have 4 teeth removed before she has braces fitted later this year. I got ... Read more

Sweeping, cleaning and eBaying....

Monday, August 05, 2013      0 comments

Today was not particularly fun! I cleaned up some furniture due to be collcetd by the British Heart Foundation. They were supposed to call first, didn't, I went home, they came, didn't collect as they should have done, I had to re-schedule ... Read more

Renovations in full swing - our new bathroom - a WIP

Sunday, August 04, 2013      7 comments

I promised to blog about the house today, so here I am. First of all, here it is from the front. We had the porch doors and the new door at the rght side done before the wedding. The door on the right replaced a window, although there used to be... Read more

Back to blogging now that I'm back on track!

Saturday, August 03, 2013      5 comments

Lots has happened since I last blogged in November last year. I started a new teaching job which I hoped would be made permanent. This didn't work out, but I won't go into details as it's being pursued by my teaching union for compensation at th... Read more

Busy day at school, home to ironing, cardio session & strength training too!!! And 25% of the way th

Wednesday, November 21, 2012      5 comments

Well, it was busy as usual at the school I've now been at for 5 days... they want me there till the end of next week, and possibly permanently, as they need to decide how best to manage their vacancy and also the teacher who has health issues - ... Read more

Busy, busy, busy....4 days in one school and counting (fingers crossed)

Tuesday, November 20, 2012      5 comments

So, I got called into a school I had visited months ago when I was first looking for a new teaching job. This was teaching Year 6, 10-11 year olds. At lunchtime I was asked if I could come back on Friday, as I was the first supply teacher the ch... Read more

An early evening walk in suburbia on Saturday - my local country park!

Monday, November 12, 2012      4 comments

There's a country park near where we live, and we DON'T live in the country! So we set out, late on Saturday afternoon, after the chores and shopping were done for the week... to South Norwood Country Park. Read more

Back from Poland, supply teaching and a cancelled job interview - grrrrrr!

Wednesday, November 07, 2012      4 comments

So... we had a wonderful time in Poland; it was cold, but we walked loads!!! Well, with an apartment in the centre of town (Wroclaw in Western Poland) and nothing but restaurants and coffee shops nearby, we walked everywhere. We stayed in the ve... Read more

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