Monthly Archives: February 2015

Going on an Adventure, to a place Lil cant spell

I’m going on an adventure. We are going on an adventure.  We’ve chosen a country that’s not easy to spell and is as far from the oceans as you can get.   It has a sea but the Russians used it all … Continue reading

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Dogs.

I always swore I would never write about dogs. Yet the more I write, the more dogs creep in. My mother’s novels also describe dogs.  Their personalities and the relationships they have with humans pepper her stories. Yet she would … Continue reading

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When Two People Decide to Live Together and Combine Their Bookshelves

When Two People Decide to Live Together and Combine Their Bookshelves. It wasn’t until I read this article that I realised I don’t share the same bookshelves as my partner of 25 years. We have separate book shelves with separate … Continue reading

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by Lil: Why Diabetics shouldn’t get Electrolysis, there are other ways not to be an old goat.

(As the editor, I feel I should add that the slow role of carer grows almost imperceptibly at times. The word “old aged” parent isn’t right for mum, nor are elderly or frail. I am not her Carer. But I … Continue reading

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A cold lesson in checking the oil tank more often fb

The cold slowly seeps in to my bones as it becomes obvious that we have no heat. We have run out of oil, and the man won’t deliver till Wednesday at the earliest.  The joys of living in an off … Continue reading

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