Category Archives: Family

Update 18/01/21

I have made quite a few New Year’s resolutions for this year. I probably won’t disclose all of them, but one was to try to help out more with household tasks than I was able to last year. Lovely Husband … Continue reading

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Update 14/12/20 with thoughts of Christmas preparations

This will be a short post today. Lovely Husband and Elder Son have been rushing around, cleaning and tidying up so that we can finally put up the Christmas Tree and decorations. Unfortunately, I was unable to help them because … Continue reading

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Update 27/11/20 – hassles all round!

I had planned to wear a colourful outfit with a lovely Hermès scarf today – I had been building myself up! But, events have got in the way. Things tend to come in threes, don’t they? First event: lasted all … Continue reading

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Update 09/11/20

Well, I had a lovely birthday yesterday. My husband cooked bacon sandwiches for lunch (my favourite treat that I only allow myself once a week!) and then delicious steak and chips for dinner. He is a very good cook and … Continue reading

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Return 19/10/20

Well, I’m back today after two weeks of trying to chill in my pyjamas! I actually managed to get dressed too in an old turquoise v-neck from John Lewis, navy joggers and a rather ancient silk scarf in teal, blue … Continue reading

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Update 09/03/20

I am sorry, but I just cannot write a full post today. We are really struggling in our household with a number of issues and my body has reacted very badly. To put it truthfully and bluntly: I am a … Continue reading

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Outfit of the day 06/03/20

It has been a lovely sunny day here, but we haven’t gone out. My health has been very poor this week and it has taken a lot of mental, as well as physical, strength to even get out of bed … Continue reading

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Update 02/03/20

Oh, it’s a special day for Lovely Husband and me: it’s 33 years since I plucked up the courage to ring him up and ask him out on our first date!! What if he hadn’t picked up the phone? What … Continue reading

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Outfit of the day 14/02/20 with a haircut!

Yes, you read that correctly. I actually went to the hairdresser’s today and had my hair done. It is about six months since I last went and my hair had grown quite a lot and was very messy. She gave … Continue reading

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Update 10/02/20

This is a very quick update. I have been very unwell with lots of coughing and dizzy spells over the weekend. I’m not sure about this, but perhaps the gales stirred up dust that somehow got into our house despite … Continue reading

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