Roller coasters are good for you. I decided this a while ago on a ten day holiday I was lucky enough to go on to Orlando, with my husband and his two boys, aged 13 and 17. As we whizzed round on Manta at Seaworld, whilst trying not to scream obscenities, I came to the… Continue reading Coping with the ups and downs…
I have been in the Ambulance Service for 12 years now. Having done a stint on a normal front line ambulance for a few years attending emergency calls, I now work on my own on a rapid response car. This brings with it obvious stresses and strains. I have been sworn at and attacked by… Continue reading Work and the need to nurture.
Today finds me looking back on a wonderful weekend with that feeling of ‘did that really happen? Did we actually get to do that?’ This weekend I went to an event that you could say is one of the key elements that defines who I am. As a child I played an old, wooden upright… Continue reading Piano, parents and promises.
Join me for a run with my friend, known here as Bodger and her mad mutt Iffy. Today, as usual on our weekly catch up we are trail running in the country park at a speed allowing Bodger, ( a fitness instructor and general fit lady, bubbly personality, hair to match ) to comfortably chat… Continue reading Like minded friendship and Mad Mutt.
It all went to pot a bit during my first year at University. I was studying Geography at London University ( yes folks, I have a degree in colouring in a map ) and had abandoned the pub to come home for a few days to visit my parents. A horrific car accident saw Dad… Continue reading Eighteen and not able to have children.
So let’s catch up. Here I am on a blessed day off work fighting the urge to sit on the sofa and watch last night’s Bake Off with a packet of bourbon biscuits and my pyjamas on. That is my default setting and anything I achieve in life comes whilst fighting this urge. My husband… Continue reading Catch up.