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writer’s hesitance

Driving home from a night out on Saturday I bored my long-suffering husband with all the reasons why I hadn’t been writing my blog recently. I had high hopes of keeping up the occasional posts to document stuff of interest and share some of my life back home with my friends in far flung places,[…]

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things to make and do

If you’d have asked me what household item I’d miss when I moved to the US I’m fairly certain I’d have probably picked some convenience from the kitchen, blender, cake tins, the pasta maker. Surprisingly, the item I missed the most turned out to be my sewing machine, in part because I needed to make[…]

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Memory Box

In a vague attempt to see the carpet in the front bedroom, I have been working my way through unpacking and sorting out various boxes of my stuff left over from the move last year. Just when I thought that I had exposed a meritable amount of the rug, I was gently reminded of all[…]

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a note to my PE teacher

Dear Ms ______ (My Secondary School Physical Education Teacher) Due to a slightly sore shoulder slowing me down, today as I was swimming I had some time to ponder a few things. No doubt due to being engaged in it at the time, my train of thought naturally landed on the topic of exercise and[…]