Spring clean 

“The promise of Springs arrival is enough to get anyone through the bitterness of winter”  Jen Slelinsky    One morning a few weeks ago the sun was shining, it was vaguely warm and I was certain that spring had arrived. The long cold grey days of winter were finally over and we had warmer, brighter … Continue reading Spring clean 

2016 Forecast

 “Go back?” he thought. “No good at all! Go sideways? Impossible! Go forward? Only thing to do! On we go!” So up he got, and trotted along with his little sword held in front of him and one hand feeling the wall, and his heart all of a pitter and a patter.   J.R.R TOLKIEN, … Continue reading 2016 Forecast

Am I grieving? 

    As I travelled along on my PND journey I often wondered to myself ‘Am I grieving?’  This is what it felt like.  Total overwhelming, body and mind consuming grief. The only time I could escape this feeling was for the split second when I had just woken up in the morning and my … Continue reading Am I grieving? 

Master of disguise.

act /akt/ Verb “She was putting on an act and laughing a lot.” Synonyms: pretence, false display, show, front, facade, masquerade, charade, guise, posture, pose, affectation, appearance; sham, fake, bluff, hoax; make-believe, play-acting, feigning, shamming, posturing, posing, counterfeit, subterfuge, dissimulation, dissemblance, fabrication, falsification; informala put-on.  I was a master of deception when I first was … Continue reading Master of disguise.