It seems like a wonderful idea; a day to celebrate the most giving, caring and nurturing person in your life. The person who gave you life and raised you, perhaps with the help of another, or perhaps alone, to become the person you are. A day to acknowledge mothers all over the UK who deserveContinue reading “Mixed emotions on Mother’s Day”
Category Archives: That’s my life
November Myddfai Musings
I’ve been reminded this week of the first time we saw North Lodge in Myddfai, now our home for almost three years. It was a rainy day at the end of October 2014 and we knew we belonged here before we got through the gates. All our previous homes have “spoken” to me long beforeContinue reading “November Myddfai Musings”
Why I became an Independent Celebrant
This summer, I was ready. Ready to decide where my new life in Myddfai, Carmarthenshire, was going to head in the next chapter. When you’ve been lucky enough to live a life that has been full and varied (not just because of opportunities but also challenges) then finding the next thing you want to focusContinue reading “Why I became an Independent Celebrant”
It’s more than just a communuty class
I am lucky enough to be learning a new skill, making stained glass, as part of this amazing group. It has become so much more for me than a class, it’s a place where I’ve found myself again. Source: It’s more than just a communuty class
Dear Hormones, What are you playing at? Seriously, I thought we, as a body, were all in this together; fighting against the odds of EDS and Heart Failure, beating them against all expectations and doing a pretty impressive job of it actually. Then, you took it upon yourselves to go off-piste and take control in,Continue reading “Dear hormones”
Letting go of letting-go!
A few years ago, I had a series of heart attacks. From out of nowhere they stopped me in my tracks and made me reconsider everything about my life. You could say they were a major crossroads; I’ve spent a great deal of time since focussed on “letting go” of the feelings I was leftContinue reading “Letting go of letting-go!”
You can have it all ladies….
I am happy with my lot. I know in my life I can have it all; motherhood, success, a happy marriage (27 years and counting), exotic holidays, a wonderful home, time with great friends, fabulous car, a wardrobe full of clothes I love, immaculate house hair and nails….. Sounds like a dream doesn’t it? ManyContinue reading “You can have it all ladies….”
Choosing to accept
Ok, so here’s the thing….. Of course I’m grateful. Grateful for the new lease of life I’ve been given; for the amazing care at the hospital; the wonderful messages from friends; the visitors who’ve come to cheer me up; the constant, un-ending support from John. So why am I feeling so down? What is reallyContinue reading “Choosing to accept”
In that last breath
What if, in that last breath I do not express how I love you How you have changed my path, become my destiny Forged with me a new way of being, of belief that I could do anything What if, in that last breath, you do not know. What if, in that last breathContinue reading “In that last breath”
A bad case of wind!
As I was sitting in my new office, writing blogs, I became aware that autumn had brought a bad case of wind with it! My new office, you see, is an old caravan, parked between our garage and our woodland, so when the wind arrived, I found my writing room shaking from side to side.Continue reading “A bad case of wind!”