Monthly Archives: August 2019

Update 29/08/19 about my exercise debacle

A week or so ago, I wrote about how I was going to try to take more exercise again, with the incentive of doing more things with my family and visiting Younger Son. I managed to walk each day for … Continue reading

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Reading roundup 28/08/19

I am sitting here ready to write this post with my brain absolutely boggled! Two amazing science fiction books by Adrian Tchaikovsky are the cause. In fact my scrambled mind is giving me all kinds of problems. How on earth … Continue reading

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Update 27/08/19 with a failed purchase

I have written quite often about my wardrobe colour choices and how they have changed a little since I grew out my grey hair. My main neutral/base colours are now navy and grey. I have quite a lot of clothes … Continue reading

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Update 26/08/19

I hope that you have had a lovely weekend and that those of you who, like me, have a Bank Holiday today are enjoying it. The extreme hot weather in my part of the world is causing me a lot … Continue reading

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Update 22/08/19

This is only going to be a short post. I hardly slept last night and woke up at about 03.00 with a nasty cough. Today, I have been feeling very tired and my legs and feet have been really aching … Continue reading

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Reading roundup 21/08/19

There will be only one Reading Roundup post this week, as usual. I have read two books, both very different. Here is the first one: The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks was a real departure for me. This is a … Continue reading

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Update 20/08/19 with a lovely purchase

I really love Massaccesi handbags. Yes, visitors to this blog will be well aware of that fact! With Brexit on the horizon, I decided that I wouldn’t be able to afford another bag. Also, Marco, the owner, had announced closure. … Continue reading

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Update 19/08/19

On Friday, whilst eating our pub lunch, Lovely Husband and I had an idea that might help me to commit to an exercise plan. Visitors to this blog will know that I have tried over and over again to raise … Continue reading

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Outfit of the day 16/08/19

It is very wet and gloomy here today – not at all like August – and there is an autumnal feeling in the air. So, a grey, navy and glacier blue outfit felt quite appropriate for the weather. Yes, I … Continue reading

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Reading roundup 15/08/19: part two!

As I missed writing last week’s roundup post, I decided to split the fortnight’s reading into two separate posts, yesterday’s and today’s. Here are a few more books… Zima Blue and Other Stories by Alastair Reynolds was a fascinating short … Continue reading

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