Today, I’m thankful for my life. For the fact that I’m here. Living. Breathing. Experiencing. Loving. Working. Last week, someone I knew eighteen years ago, died. It hit me surprisingly hard. He was a good man and a very dear friend to me. More like a surrogate father really. We drifted apart and, now he’s gone, there will never be the chance to connect again. … Continue reading Daily Gratitude
Goa. The little state in West India, famed for the long stretches of beaches, sweeping palms, full moon raves and the oldy woldy Portuguese charm. For me, personally, though, it means so much more than that. I’ve been visiting Goa for 20 years and I love, love, love the place! Here’s what makes me go crazy nuts with excitement every time I have a visit … Continue reading Eight Things I Love About Goa!
A lovely day out in London with Rune. Last August, 2017, Rune and I had a lovely day trip to London. I had been meaning to visit The Shard for quite some time but I only ever had interest from Rune. India wasn’t keen so Rune and I decided to make a day of it. We visited many places but here … Continue reading The View From The Shard!
Hope comes to visit! Usually, of a weekend, my granddaughter, Demi-Mae, comes to stay. My daughter, Hope, usually stays at home and has a bit of a break. She’s a lone parent and a young parent too. She’ll turn 20 years old this year. I appreciate how important it is to have ‘me time’, especially as a lone parent. Been there, done it! There was … Continue reading Weekend Family Time
What a fab four days I’ve just had! Hope, my 19-year old daughter came to stay from Thursday to today ( Sunday) and I’ve just dropped her off to where she currently lives with her partner and baby girl. Relations between Hope and I have been pretty strained over the past three and half years and I’ve cried more tears of that girly than over almost … Continue reading Moving Forward
So, what has the past month of January been like for me? Firstly, I’ve realised that my belief that my role as a carer would be pretty much obsolete once Rune had moved out, was quite ridiculous! Yes, I have a little more actual time alone and India is at school Monday to Friday but my role hasn’t stopped at all. I’ve still needed to … Continue reading Settling Into a New Way of Being