Friday, July 19, 2019

Hampshire Mum

Hampshire Mum

The radio alarm goes off and we are treated to Vanessa’s cheery ramblings on her Radio Two early morning show. Bless her she’s been...

The New Broom

In some cultures there is a tradition when one gets married of jumping over a broomstick to signify the start of marital bliss. Ah...

Friends with Benefits

I still remember the excitement at a friend’s engagement. We believed in life- long love, in romance. But as time went on, something else...

Core Strength

In my particular Hampshire market town there has been a sudden and very visible outbreak of severe ……fitness. It’s everywhere! No matter how early...

Getting Plastered

Have you ever had an accident at work?’ so the advertisement goes. Well The Husband certainly has. He only slipped off the third rung...

A Wasps Revenge

Just because I’m wearing orange linen trousers doesn’t make me a Buddhist!” Thwack went the fly swat again as I cavorted around the conservatory...

Feast of Festivals

Ah yes it’s that time of year again, from May onwards there is a veritable feast of festivals from which to choose without even...

Five a Day?

Don’t ask me what I was doing in the baby food aisle, clearly thinking about other things, but I suddenly noticed just how many...

The Wilderness Years

With my fingers enveloping a mug of Earl Grey, I shut my eyes for a moment while the first rays of a burgeoning spring...

Communication is All

I was rinsing out a couple of tins ready for recycling when a thought occurred to me: two tin cans and a bit of...
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