Did I Just Say That Out Loud?

'Did you enjoy your stay?' 'Well, no.' I said. We were checking out of our hotel on our most recent road-trip to Edinburgh. My mouth gets me in trouble sometimes. Like that time I asked Neil to marry me.  Or the time I threw my Dad out of my house.  Or that time I asked … Continue reading Did I Just Say That Out Loud?

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How To De-Stress When You Can’t Walk It Off

As part of my own self-care for anxiety issues, I read a lot on things to do to de-stress.  A lot of these lists that I find rely heavily on running/walking/hiking/getting into interesting yoga poses. To that I say fuck you whatever works.  My point is, all that outward-bound shit doesn't work for me as … Continue reading How To De-Stress When You Can’t Walk It Off

Drinking Red Wine On Vacation

'Isla, do you like America?' 'I love it.' 'Mumma used to live here.' 'Where? In the toilet?' We were in the bathroom.  Although, she can be sarcastic, too.  Not her fault. And I should say Isla and Neil were in the bathroom.  I can't even fit myself in most accessible stalls, let alone go with … Continue reading Drinking Red Wine On Vacation

Driving Through Doors

Today’s post was going to be about my ultimate stress-busters. A numbered list with keywords and phrases like What The Hell is Hygge? or Just Find Me, Google, Damn it! A (somewhat universal, but still rather personal) list that would garner such comments as: ‘Great post!’ b. ‘Your so funny!’ iii. ‘Can I have tea … Continue reading Driving Through Doors

Overheard In My Kitchen

Isla:  Mum, you ran OVER my Bugles! (We have graduated from Mummy/Mumma to plain Mum when she's pissed at me.) Me: I'm sorry, does that really um, grind your gears? Isla:  What? Me: Never mind. Sometime later... Isla:  I'm still hungry. Me:  I'll fix you a plate.  You better eat what I give you.  (Ham, … Continue reading Overheard In My Kitchen

Coffee & a Visit

Hello!  How's the week treated you?  I hope you're all good, but even if you're not, let's put the world to rights. If we were were having coffee show you my favourite picture from this week. Isla decided my wheels needed redone.  I was very happy with them. Some things: If she says she's experimenting, … Continue reading Coffee & a Visit