Tag Archives: children

You Can’t Always Get What You Want

Last week I ventured into the pretty market town of Beverley, some 5 miles or so from my home.  Due to my current illness, I am unsteady on my feet, so did not intend to tarry for long. I just needed … Continue reading

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Meningitis ……Is £75 Per Child REALLY Too Much ?

  Approximately 14 years ago, one of my grandchildren became ill. Caitlin was lethargic, complaining that her  “head hurt” and also vomiting. As she was only 3 years old, my daughter-in-law, Tracey, phoned the local Medical centre, only to be … Continue reading

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Free-writing and Various Rambling Thoughts-

  I find myself somewhat lacking in inspiration and yet I feel guilty if I don’t write a blog post every few days.  And so … once again, I am resorting to doing a  ‘Free–write’ ……….. This always seems to … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon and WordPress Themes

      Well, I’m still trying out various themes for my blog page, as you can see. I must say I rather like this one …..The Twenty Ten….. It has the clean, crisp look that I wanted and I … Continue reading

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Back to School

Today is the 2nd of September, a beautiful month that heralds the beginning of Autumn, my favourite season and the start of a new school term. We seem to be having an Indian summer today …..and yesterday too, for that … Continue reading

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So Much Lego ……… Such a Limited Budget ! …….. Day 90 of 100

When faced with such a huge choice….what is a small boy to do ? Today we nipped out to the local supermarket for a few bits and bobs.  We also paid a visit to the nearby branch of Smyths …. … Continue reading

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One Roller Skate ………………………….. Day 75 of 100

Gosh ….Day 75 ……. I’m three-quarters of the way through my challenge.  I hope I haven’t been too tiresome,  with my rather eclectic mixture of memories; village news and general ramblings.  Sometimes I’m at a loss as to what to … Continue reading

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Injustice and a Fishy Memory ………… Day 73 of 100

Today you find me in a strange mood. I am still feeling metaphorically bruised by a real-life disagreement that I had yesterday.  I don’t usually blog about my feelings ….it is, surely,  boring to read and is of little interest … Continue reading

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Over Forty years of Post-Natal Disinterest ………. Day 58 of 100

I had all sorts of things planned for today ….including an entry for the Countdown Word Game. But, I have spent a large part of the day in Hull and am now so tired that you will have to be … Continue reading

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Mothering Sunday ………. Day 13 of 100

Twitter and FaceBook have been full of tributes to  ‘Mothers’  today. That is how it should be; mothers do a difficult job, with little respite.  They deserve their special day. But we don’t always see the full story. Sometimes families … Continue reading

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