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73 - an update... current affairs

I’ve mentioned a couple of times that Richard Kefford, my fellow blogger and writer, and I set ourselves the challenge of attempting every one on a list of seventy-three blog ideas – and not just that, but we have decided to collate and edit them and put them together into an anthology. 488 more words

Bits And Pieces

'The Mom' And Her Heron Go Solo

Hello again, Dear Readers!

As you will see from the new title and photo on this blog, things have changed.

Yup, I’ve officially been dumped…thrown aside, discarded, left to fend for myself by my loving daughter Gill. 859 more words


The Mom: Head of PR

I mean, okay, let’s just get something straight here: I’m not complaining that The Mom is proud as can be about my book. Truly. It’s fantastic that she’s this excited about it. 957 more words

Moving Home

Paying your kids to move out

I recently helped pay moving out expenses for one of my offspring.

Some Canadian parents are willing to pay their young adult children to stay away from the nest for good. 235 more words

Health And Wellness

Which way?

Directions – of all kinds – have never been my strong suit. I resist bowing to authority on principle and can’t read a map to save my life. 890 more words

Moving Home

Last Chance Meat --Get It Before It 'Turns'

Gill and I were discussing meat during our latest Skype.  She confessed proudly that she had bought a large brisket on sale at her local Waitrose store. 659 more words


The Mom: my biggest fan

Now and again, I’m rather pleased that the Atlantic Ocean separates me and the Mom. Not because I am upset that she’s hand-selling my book to all and sundry, but rather because it’s going to take me a bit of time to get my head round the whole thing. 857 more words

Moving Home