Thursday, 10 April 2014


There is every chance that I am leeeetle behind the times with this one, but I only heard this joke the other day and it is now my favourite and I am going to share nicely with you all.


Monday, 7 April 2014


...And this is Nothing Like...(you know the rest)

Cat stalking Witchy

I am currently pretending that ...

a) the weather isn't crap and
b) there are no shouty workmen next door

And in this spirit I give you my Spring Poem ...

... wait for it, it's coming....

Saturday, 29 March 2014

Mother's Day

Artwork by Piers Harper
Here in the UK this Sunday is Mother's Day. 

To mark the occasion I would  like to share with you a conversation that took place between me and No.1 Son (aged 15) earlier this week.

Here it is...

Thursday, 27 March 2014

Is It Just Me ...?

Back (I may have made that up) ... by popular demand (I definitely made that up) is the latest in my series (again, made up) of ...

Is It Just Me?

We have, these last couple of days, had a Workman in doing stuff to our bathroom. He is here, as I type, clattering away.

We don't usually have too much in the way of Stranger Traffic in our bathroom but, due to an elderly plumbing system, disintegrating fixtures and fittings, and the housing of our Central Heating/'Hot'* Water Boiler, we do have some.

Thursday, 20 March 2014


...or, Perhaps it's just who you know

Walking my faithful hound this morning I saw this, on the door of the local church's office.

We've probably all wished, at some time or another, that we didn't have to go into work quite so early.
How reassuring to see that sometimes these prayers are answered.

Have a happy day x