I’ve just had a couple of days away, so that Beloved Other could attend a match without having to be away on his own overnight. It was fun; we settled ourselves in a chain hotel, after an easy train journey, then he went to the match while I got a lovely evening to myself, with… Continue reading In which we consider how to make it work….
It’s been quite a week! I am so grateful to everybody who has prayed, been skillful, cheered from the sidelines, offered wise and compassionate empathy (and distractions!) over the last few days. Things seem on an more even keel now, and I am particularly grateful to those who have given us space and… Continue reading Fragile strength
This came in the post the other day. I have long envied the one owned by Pioneering Friend – and admired her courage in certain of the situations in which she has worn it. So when the chance came to own my own, how could I resist? The wearing of it may be “interesting” –… Continue reading What does a preacher look like?
I have just had two days off. It’s been lovely. I did hardly anything except read, sew, watch tv and rwad a bit more. Oh, and snap at Beloved Other . There were various points in these two days where I was bad tempered for no other reason than I was bad tempered. It’s not… Continue reading It’s getting back to (a kind of) normal
Tuesdays are not the straightforward days of my week – it is our drop in, coffee, social time, games events, lunch club thingy, called Tues@Bloom. I currently act as host for this. Which is a way of saying, other people all the hard work – the cooking, the washing up, the managing the money etc,… Continue reading Tuesdays….
Yes! It’s really true! I actually did it!! I am unfeasibly smug about this, overwhelmingly pleased with myself and so grateful to all those who made it possible, I feel an Oscar acceptance speech coming on….. 🙂
It’s Ash Wednesday. It’s also Valentine’s Day. The coincidence of these two has provoked all sorts of daftnesses and delights. My favourite was the “valentine” doing the rounds on Twitter “Remember that you are dust; but very lovable dust!” But the coincidence of the two, together with the rather exciting time Beloved Other’s health has… Continue reading Today’s bright thought….