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A chip off the old block …

Posted July 21, 2018 and visited 1028 times, 4 so far today

Thanks to everyone who did the survey last week. It was very helpful and much appreciated. This week, I have mostly been running around like a headless chicken. To my complete and utter delight I have managed to do at least 10 minutes of writing every day, which is equating to 400 words plus. Happy joy. Meanwhile, McMini […]

And on the up side …

Posted May 26, 2018 and visited 2595 times, 15 so far today

Good news about Dad and one of his favourite jokes.

Chin up lass

Posted May 5, 2018 and visited 1229 times, 5 so far today

There is a popular trope that being happy is just a state of mind. It’s a little more complicated than that, I suspect but I think there is something in the idea that trying to cultivate a positivity of outlook can help. For me it’s definitely about noticing things. Noticing the smell of hyacinths from the flower bed beside our back […]

Gumbification is the name of the game: the capriciousness of science, things and me.

Posted April 14, 2018 and visited 1007 times, 4 so far today

Yes, I have been on holiday! Woot. Apologies for my absence last week. Though on holiday I was writing and meant to sort out a blog post while the others were skiing but I got too into what I was doing and dismally failed to leave enough time. Which reminds me the final score for that week’s writing was 7,570. […]

(Brandy)Butter balls; a bit of Christmas wittering.

Posted December 16, 2017 and visited 1675 times, 3 so far today

It occurred to me that I should be doing a Christmas round up soon or at least a what’s on next year. However, I have spectacularly failed to get my shit together in time for it this week — ooooo there’s a surprise — so instead I’m going to give you a recipe … eventually. As you know, I am the original […]

How not to do things number 53: Parenting #badparent

Posted November 18, 2017 and visited 1074 times, 2 so far today

Another parenting cock up from M T McGuire