Marmite, most beloved of hounds, has taken her last walk. She has been with me, faithful and true, for 13 yrs 7 months and I will miss her more than words can say. You were the best dog a girl could be blessed with, darling one, and you will live in my heart forever.
The Tale of the Headache There once was a woman whose head ached continually and filled her waking hours with constant pain. Most of the time it was a dull, nebulous pain that could be worked through if she was concentrating but sometimes it was spiky and jagged and tore at her thoughts until she … More Monthly Musings – July 2016 – The Tale of the Headache and Other Stories
A lot can change in a month. This is especially true when that month includes a retreat that gives you the head-space and time to really look at your life and decide what you want to keep, what you think has outlived its usefulness, and what you want to bring in fresh. Which means there … More Monthly Musings: June 2016
And are also going to be very short because I leave for a three week retreat – no internet, no social media, just me, space to think, and some beautiful places to walk whilst thinking – tomorrow and as yet I have not packed a single scrap of clothing. This month, well, all two weeks … More May Monthly Musings Are Early!
Tending the garden has always been something that I’ve enjoyed doing but of late it’s been one of the many things that has been put on the back burner whilst I tried to combine studying and working. Now that I’ve got my evenings and weekends back again I have felt the call of the shrubbery … More April Monthy Musings: In Which I Rediscover My Green Fingers and Get Overexcited About Captain America
Dobby is a Free Elf! My exams are over and there are no more on the horizon for the foreseeable future so I’ve finally got my evenings and weekends back and the nagging guilt that plagued me whenever I had a break from studying has now disappeared as I am legitimately allowed to do whatever … More The Exams Are Done And I’m Back. Sort of.
How in the heck can it be 21st December already? Who stole my year? Come on, own up, I promise not to be too hard on you … Oh wait, I remember, I stole all my own time with studying and work and generally trying to do ALL THE THINGS. And I have done a … More Monthly Musings for December or "Where has the year gone?"