Her

There was a girl who looked like me She followed me close by. If someone hurt or saddened us She hid away to cry She weighed as heavy as a rock But couldn’t quite be seen She sometimes almost went away But reappeared in dreams She often spoke in voices Quite like those I knewContinue reading “Her”

Harvests and Hijinx

A little light on lobster soup. Ever feel you might be cooking yourself in slowly boiling water without realising you left the cooker on? You shout for help but the people you call can’t hear.? A hand reaches in. It isn’t who you shouted for, but you feel this pure and honest friendship from someoneContinue reading “Harvests and Hijinx”

Fairy Garden

Once upon a time there was a magical garden.. full of real life fairies….who made real life fairy houses and believed in the power of their sparkly imaginations… Most fairies know that the best magic is somewhere between what we see and what we believe… … Hiding in the laundry… Behind the flowers at theContinue reading “Fairy Garden”

A little light on pain

Hello friends.. For anyone you know, care about, or look after with a pain related illness, a widespread arthritic condition, fibromyalgia, M.E. or similar long term “chronic” symptoms. Most of us would probably agree on one or two things. The term chronic is an unhelpful and misleading phrase, which lumps people together who simply haveContinue reading “A little light on pain”

Do Sweat the Small Things

There is a feeling of inadequacy in certain circles if you aren’t going at a rate of knots and cramming as many experiences and selfies in as you can , you aren’t doing life properly . On holiday in Spain recently,  madam and I watched as Montserrat was viewed , not in awe through theContinue reading “Do Sweat the Small Things”

Stop apologising

Every day I feel the need to apologise for something or other.. Usually for reasons I have conjured up from my perception of other people’s feelings.. No idea why!! But We ALL do it.. It’s human, and so so tedious!! We spend our lives being good parents, friends, work colleagues and children, and most ofContinue reading “Stop apologising”