Growing up, I wanted to be a lot of things. Writer, nurse, Mom and bus-driver topped my list, written when I was 6, in rainbow block crayon. I also wanted to be a lawyer, an artist specialising in Spin-art, and a country singer. So it was a long list, and vet was not on … Continue reading Who’s She, The Cat’s Mother?
Well. Dead Until Dark was the 45th book I've read this year. Not my usual thing, but my brain was buzzing and needed down-time. I had fun reading some choice lines aloud to Sarge, and finished it in a few hours. Here's a list of all the books I've read so far this year. If … Continue reading 100 Books or Bust: Heading For 50
My weekend begins on Friday, so we’ll start there. I woke up and asked Sarge to make me a coffee. I did so nicely. ‘Can’t (the PA) do it?’ ‘She doesn’t make coffee,’ I said. ‘She pours water into ugliness.’ ‘Fair enough’, he said, turning on the coffee machine. For the rest of the day … Continue reading Weekend Wanderings
A few weeks ago, a friend sent me this photo and I thought I'd share it: This week, while shopping for my nearly oldest friend's birthday gift (but I'm still older than she is), I found this and had to get it for myself: So, what made you smile this week?
Wherein I get fresh air and new perspectives, remember promises and maybe change my mind. Edinburgh - Glasgow, holiday o’clock. Sarge turns on all the lights in our bedroom to make sure I am actually awake. We have cupcakes for breakfast. They are neither red nor velvet. I put on striped socks, a museum t-shirt … Continue reading My Island Diaries: Mull