writer, paddleboarder, occasional knitter

Month: January 2015

Plus Ça Change…

Plus Ça Change…

Gotta Get Down on Friday

Gotta Get Down on Friday

On a scale of one to infinity, how much do you hate me for putting this song in your head this fine morning? It’s been a quiet week this week, as the top of my to do list has been bashing out the draft of […]

That Friday Feeling

That Friday Feeling

Happy Friday! Update on The Knee: all I’ll say is that snow and crutches do not mix, so, for the first time in my entire life I am inconvenienced by snow. It was a lot of pain to go through just to learn what it’s like […]

Opinions… I Have Them

Opinions… I Have Them

Good morning! Due to being a bit laid up these past couple of weeks, I have been consuming even more media than usual, and having opinions about it. Here are some of those opinions, in no particular order: The Century Trilogy by Ken Follett I […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Good morning on the first proper day of 2015, if you are amongst those of us who banjaxed our knee on New Years Day and spent the first couple of weeks of the year zonked out our head on painkillers. The journey back to Sweden went […]

Once a Mammy…

Once a Mammy…

“I think I’m okay hobbling around the house now, but if I was to walk into town…” “You’re not walking into town! You’ve barely made it off the couch in nearly a week.” “I know, I just meant, in theory, if I was to walk that […]

C’Est La Vie

C’Est La Vie

So Christmas… happened. It was always going to be nuts, with 11 people, including two in nappies and one whose habit of roaring “PEE-PEE!!” at moments both startling and inopportune makes you a little nostalgic for the time she was in nappies, in one, increasingly […]