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Woman unnoticed- A short story

It was probably ten o’ clock on a cold winter morning. There was a light which fell directly on her face waking her up. It was a big crack on the nearer side of the window that the small curtains couldn’t cover. 2,136 more words


The Graphic Says It All [Day 01/100]

Okay, so this post was actually supposed to be a stupid throwaway post where I talked about how I’m going to attempt to post on here once a day for 100 days. 491 more words

100 Day Challenge

There's no such thing as a 'Fun' Run!

Ok, I am exaggerating a bit…

You cannot open a magazine these days without people exalting the value of exercise for people over 50. Before COVID Days I went to the gym twice a week and did Pilates but, since lockdown, my regime has gone to pot, as have any previously toned areas of my torso. 475 more words

The Maternity shed

The labour suite

The shed up at the house is starting to look like a plant maternity ward. I’ve just got the Dwarf Beans and the Cucumber seeds in the propagator whilst pricked out I’ve got the lettuce, Beetroot, and two mystery seeds, I think one might be carrot but I’m not sure. 270 more words


After Thoughts

“What if in skipping the pain, I was missing my lessons?”

Glennon Doyle Melton, Carry On Warrior: Thoughts on Life Unarmed

Yesterday I wrote about the realization that…

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Imaginary Trip #2...Probably Not

4 May 2020

Last week I posed a bit of a dilemma on whether to continue on this #imaginarytrip thread with a second trip, and it just doesn’t feel right to do so… 466 more words

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An Oasis of calm.

I have to be honest and say that patience is not my strong point. Despite my working life being dictated my patience and patients if you’ll excuse the pun I myself can get quite agitated. 211 more words