Merry Happy Love Day

Valentine’s Day is about saying shush to the world. It’s about remembering that you have to stop in the frantic, swirling, nerve wracking world you inhabit and just – stop. Stop to remember those you love. Not just your significant other. It is a day for silly, tacky happiness that only flimsy love notes can… Continue reading Merry Happy Love Day


Poem: Missing

It's been a while since I posted one of my poems. So, as we have just celebrated 10 years married this year, I thought I would give you one of my first poems about my husband. Missing Away You went Like lint In the Breeze Reach out To grasp And You’re gone You get on… Continue reading Poem: Missing

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Nearly the Big 10

Time is drifting ever onwards towards my 10th wedding anniversary. It is mind-boggling how I’ve managed to get to this massive milestone without completely driving my husband round the twist! It has not always been plain sailing – we have had a lot of bumps in the road, pretty much all of them have been… Continue reading Nearly the Big 10


Celebrate All Happiness – Don’t Deny a Moment of it

Every so often I’ll see a message out there in the electronic world that criticizes people for shoving their “happiness” or their “aren’t I doing so well” in others faces. My personal view on it is simple: good on them – crack on as is. For every Facebook status you see were someone is saying… Continue reading Celebrate All Happiness – Don’t Deny a Moment of it

100 Objects Project

100 Objects Project #6: The Amber Earrings

These are my favourite pair of earrings. Not because they were bought by someone who at the time was special for a special reason, but because I just love them for how beautiful they are and what they represent to me. Their acquisition was a forced one, believe it or not. I saw them in… Continue reading 100 Objects Project #6: The Amber Earrings

Emotional Memory Series

Emotional Memory Case Study 2: Forever Love

I’ve spoken about the ‘First Love’ initially in this series, simply because I am going in order of chronological experience. I experienced love for a boy when I was a teenaged girl. Then, very shortly after him, I fell in love with my ‘Forever Love’. This love isn’t feverish. It isn’t the sort of love… Continue reading Emotional Memory Case Study 2: Forever Love