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Who needs Bear Gryls anyway?..

So, it seems I have survived another Christmas. And yes, this makes me want to jump for joy!! The feeling of dread has lifted but only to be replaced with anxiety of wondering what lies ahead in the 2020. Christmas itself was uneventful apart from succumbing to the unwelcome cold that is running its course …

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Be Someones Person

During 2018/19 approximately 279 people chose to end their lives on UK railway lines. Today , I was waiting at the level crossing in my town and I wondered why those men and women would choose such a horrific way to end their lives. Obviously, I understand that those poor souls couldn’t see any other …

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How The Grinch Stole Christmas

During the month of December I refer to my brain as The Grinch. I want to love this time of year but my head won’t let me. The Grinch takes over. At first it was the struggle of having 4 children, next to no money and an unhappy marriage. Then becoming a single Mum and …

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Sorry , Card Declined

Is there anything worse than being in a supermarket , at the self checkout, with a mile long queue of people waiting and hearing the lady robot say “Sorry, card declined” ? Actually there is. Its hearing the lady robot say it 4 times when you try every card in your purse but they are …

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Happy/Sad

How is it possible to be happy yet still feel so sad? My mental health constantly plays tricks on me. Today I have been happier than I have been in a long time but sadness continues to creep up on me, enveloping me in its thick black cape. In my mind I question recent events. …

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Day 1

Today I begin my immersion into the world of Blogging. I have a lot to learn so please, bare with me. I guess I should jump right in and start with the latest issue that is occurring on a daily/nightly basis. HOT FLUSHES AND NIGHT SWEATS!!! Now I can remember my Mum having these but …

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