I can’t get no sleep…

It’s quite hard to explain why I’m not sleeping well at the moment. I’m a GREAT sleeper. Even when I’m having hot flushes, I just throw the covers on or off, turn over and go to sleep again. However, at the moment my brain won’t switch off and that means I am awake after midnight…More

A life in Haiku – February 2013

I found a group on Facebook that I liked the idea of, just before I went into hospital on 9th February. It’s called “A year in haiku” and it’s a group of people writing haiku to describe their daily lives. I wanted to join in and create something regularly. I also invited a handful of my…More

It’s the end of the world as we know it (and I feel fine)

It’s interesting how people mark the passing of time with milestones and how we assign more significance to some of those milestones than to others. Ultimately, it’s all about the perspective that someone has at any particular moment in time. That perspective can and will change. Having had so many significant milestones happen recently, I…More

il ya des chose…

il ya des choses que je ne peux pas forcer. je dois régler. il ya des moments où le plus grand changement nécessaire est un changement de mon point de vue. There are things I can’t force. I must adjust. There are times when the greatest change needed is a change of my viewpoint. Denis DiderotMore

Way up high or down low?

Times of great stress or new challenges can be accompanied by moments of intense emotion. Such times in your life are when you need to just take a second and take stock. Rather than allow yourself to wallow too much, take action! This month I’ve found myself standing on the spot marvelling at the turns…More