The garden is beginning to take shape... and so am I !!
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!
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!!
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!
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.
Back from France these past 2 weeks, time to blog!!
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....
... 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
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
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....
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
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!
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
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)
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!
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.
Back from Poland, supply teaching and a cancelled job interview - grrrrrr!
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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