Fits and starts

Ah life!  This is such a crappy year isn’t it? Last week, me still with mild toothache, my optician dropped off my new specs.  Now I normally wear contacts, and only wear specs round the house- they are THICK so I look like Mrs Mole, and make it hard for me to judge distances, so … Continue reading Fits and starts

Ch ch ch ch changes

#MayWriteABit 2020 days 17-18 I think my life changed most dramatically when I was between 17 and 18, 1977-78 I realised I was not enjoying or succeeding at A level probably by the end of the first term.  I’d been chased by all my O level teachers to continue their subject to A level, and … Continue reading Ch ch ch ch changes

Take 5

#MayWriteABit 2020 #5 A day late, but hey, the thought was there.  Random ramblings from ‘Captivity’: Lockdown continues, and every day is a weekend.  I’m a pretty self-contained old bird, I love messing about on FB, reading, sewing, cooking, eating, hanging out with my wife…so this has been no great burden to me. [1]Exercise schmexercise.  … Continue reading Take 5

Hup Two Three Four…

#MayWriteABit 2020 Well that didn’t start well did it? I’m supposed to be writing every day, but a combination of broken sleep with toothache and  a cross-eyed focus on sewing these scrubs, I … forgot. So this post, on Star wars Day, is for days 2, 3 and 4.  Oh dear. On Saturday [2nd] I … Continue reading Hup Two Three Four…

M’Aidez! #1

A few days ago I was invited to join “#MayWriteABit 2020 mutual support group” on FaceBook.  I was ambivalent, but have been reading group members’ comments as the kick-off date of May 1st approached.  I finally decided to go for it this morning.  Those of you who’ve been around on this blog for a while … Continue reading M’Aidez! #1

A Right Scrubber

Not that or that or her and definitely not her or them. A lot of the ‘For the Love of Scrubs’ ladies on Facebook refer to themselves as scrubbers.  Not sure if they’re mostly to young to get the meaning, or are having  a bit of a laugh at others’ expense, but it made me … Continue reading A Right Scrubber