It has been a year since we lost my father-in-law, and since I wrote my tribute post to him Loss. Yesterday, on the anniversary of his death, we spread his and my mother-in-law’s ashes in St Andrews. She died 20 years ago and he kept her ashes as he wanted to be reunited with her. It… Continue reading A year on from loss
I have a question: how many weeks/months need to go by before you have to reference that you haven’t written anything in a while? A week, a month? I honestly don’t want to start every post with “sorry I’ve not written in a while”. But I think I need to acknowledge this one as it… Continue reading What do you mean it’s been 4 months?!
I am seeking some help. My sister got me some indoor rose plants for my birthday a couple of weeks ago, and despite watering them and putting them in sunlight, they are not doing so well. The white roses especially are browning, dry and drooping. I’ve managed to keep my other house plants alive with… Continue reading Dying roses: please help!!
This is a post that I’ve wanted to write for a while. Before I go on, I want to start with a bit of a disclaimer. As any of you who have read my About section will know, I am a Clinical Psychologist in my day job. Whilst this post is therefore written with a bit of… Continue reading Let’s talk about intrusive thoughts
Just a quick post today. It was my birthday yesterday and I had such a lovely day with my family. We went out to dinner at our local pub. Ah, the days of fancy restaurants and good fillet steak are gone. If they’ve got crayons, some toys and an outdoor play bit I am sold.… Continue reading Birthday Treats
I hope that this post finds people well. Over in my little corner of the world, things have been quite busy. My little boy turned one and recently started walking – first shoes bought yesterday! – so I am preparing myself for mayhem ahead. We have been having some work done on our house, replacing… Continue reading Can I wear fox mittens too?
Here’s a quick round-up of some of the knitting and crochet events taking place across the UK in 2017. Click on the name for more information. I’ve only included confirmed events, but I will try to update it as and when new events are announced. Last updated 11/12/16 JANUARY 15/1/17, Waltham Abbey Wool Show, Marriott Hotel,… Continue reading UK Knitting/Crochet Events 2017