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Non-Scale Victories
Tuesday, July 31, 2018      5 comments

Today I wore a new skirt - a five year old new skirt - new because I’d not worn it before - but I bought it in 2013, in a sale. It was “a little snug” when I got it - ok, I admit it, I could only do it up if I sucked my stomach in and didn’t br... Read more
Lighthouse dreams...
Monday, July 23, 2018      4 comments

My holiday at the lighthouse is now finished and I’ve been back two weeks… but the effect of it hasn’t worn off yet and I can still think myself back there with crystal clarity. We don’t actually stay in the lighthouse itself - everything w... Read more
Village London
Saturday, June 30, 2018      2 comments

Just wanted to share some things from my yesterday… I had the day off and met my daughter Helen to go to Tate Modern - fantastic art gallery on the South Bank of the Thames. We were supposed to meet Paul there… … but Paul is... Read more
I'll ache tomorrow...
Saturday, April 07, 2018      2 comments

I’m going to ache tomorrow but today I’m just enjoying the post outdoorsy feeling of having been in the garden, getting things done. I generally don’t do a great deal in the garden over the winter, but this year where I’ve been ill then recove... Read more
A shift of emphasis...
Sunday, March 18, 2018      3 comments

I was very ill over Christmas and New Year then had to have an operation at the end of January. As a result I lost a lot of weight very quickly. That’s what happens when you eat literally nothing and have an organ removed. I dropped 20kg (tha... Read more
Strange days
Monday, February 19, 2018      3 comments

I check in on SP every day, even if I don’t say very much… not that it has helped much over the last few years, as I’d expanded in every direction except up… or perhaps it has… perhaps it would have all been so much worse without Spark People! ... Read more
Am I really just very shallow?
Sunday, October 08, 2017      3 comments

I realise i’m feeling very sensitive about my weight. That’s not news - I’m always sensitive about my weight - always have been. I remember being in school and dreading learning about the role of the different food groups in biology because ta... Read more
Sunday, February 19, 2017      8 comments

What are the words of that song - don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got till its gone. Balance. I’ve taken my sense of balance for granted all my life, never considering that it needed to be worked on. When I used... Read more
Small Objects of Desire - 6
Sunday, June 19, 2016      1 comments

Small Objects of Desire No. 6 The world in a drop of water Lunchtime and I was walking back into work after a heavy rain storm. The sun had just... Read more
Small Objects of Desire - 5
Sunday, June 12, 2016      2 comments

Small Objects of Desire Number 5 The Curtains at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Are these really a small object of desire? I'll let you de... Read more
Small Objects of Desire - 4
Friday, June 10, 2016      2 comments

Small Objects of Desire No 4 The First Strawberry of Summer Who can resist the first strawberry of summer? This one looks like a beaut!... Read more
Small Objects of Desire - 3
Wednesday, June 08, 2016      5 comments

Small Objects of Desire No 3 A Brave Little Soldier This dates back to about 1978. I was 16 and had just stated doing my A-levels at college. M... Read more
Small Objects of Desire
Saturday, June 04, 2016      1 comments

Small Objects of Desire No 2 A felted woollen pod I saw this last year at Yarndale - a festival of knitting and crochet and spinning and dyeing a... Read more
Small Objects of Desire
Thursday, June 02, 2016      3 comments

Small Objects of Desire No 1. A Vaguely Heart Shaped Stone This is from 2012 - September. Perhaps 3 weeks after my operation and starting to go o... Read more
Everything changes and everything stays the same
Monday, May 30, 2016      2 comments

Not written anything for the longest time. I'm still here though. Still doing the things I do. Still me. It seems everything changes and everything stays the same. My last blog was about attempting to do a 6K river swim last July - and n... Read more

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