Category Archives: Life

My Unscheduled Summer Break

Not exactly the ‘break’ I had planned … I was hoping for this …  Instead … In a nutshell (no pun intended) I leaned over the front of the sofa to retrieve some almonds I’d dropped, overbalanced and landed heavily … Continue reading

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The Multilayered Gift

As some of you may know, my daughter, H (she of the 10k runs) is a midwife who works in a large teaching hospital in London.  Alongside her, is a volunteer called Sally, a retired midwife from the USA.  Sally … Continue reading

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A Week Without Words …

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You’re Never Too Old …

… to take up running! I must confess to being a little concerned when Mr JH announced he wanted to get some running trainers.  He’s always been outdoorsy and has completed over 150 Wainwright walks and cycles at least 20 miles each week. … Continue reading

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The Big Day – Diary of Mother of the Groom

Those of you who follow my ramblings regularly, will know I recently attended a fabulous hen weekend – well, it was time to regroup as the day came for bride and groom to tie the knot. We had a very smooth run-through earlier … Continue reading

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Weekend Diary of an Ageing Hen …

Hot on the heels of last week’s Buckingham adventure, I was off again!  This time to attend a hen weekend with fourteen thirty-something ladies. September 2016 – Invitation arrived for hen weekend. Protested that I was rather long in the tooth … Continue reading

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The Birthday Adventures of a 50-Something Novelist

When the other half says, ‘What do you want for your birthday this year?’ I normally look a bit befuddled and then say something along the lines of; ‘I bought some trousers and tops (without telling you) a few weeks ago, … Continue reading

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The Five Minute Followers

Whilst I’m not a natural social medial creature, I realised that as an author with books to sell, I needed to get involved. Over recent times I’ve built up a bit of a following on the ‘T’ thing.  If someone is kind enough to … Continue reading

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Wednesday Winter Walk

Yesterday dawned bright and sunny so I spent the day with Mr JH at Nymans, a National Trust property in West Sussex and here are a few snaps I took on the phone.  

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How Soon Is Too Soon?

If I’m honest, once bonfire night is out of the way, even before Remembrance Sunday, I start thinking about … it. I begin to look for signs that others feel the same way; the odd bit of tinsel, a sprig of … Continue reading

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