Num-mum-bers

today is the last day of national poetry writing month. So I thought I would think about my blog – poetry has become part of my blog and hopefully, it will continue. Just don’t boo me off the stage quite yet! And no, I’m not being paid, this is purely my opinions.  Stats are numbers…

thesauraus (aka: aka)

I cried today. it wasn’t bad nor was it good But I wasn’t sad. i was tired, bone weary, dipped, inert. exhausted, plain sleepy, wrung out, not alert. sonambulant, just dozy, fatigued and clapped out knackered and frazzled, my brain had checked out. if Inuit have zillions of words to mean ‘snow’ i wonder how…

4 into 14 does go you know

It’s almost the end of April and I have been looking backwards while planning for the next chapter in my descent into Parkinsons. Does that sound depressing? Actually, it’s all quite liberating. My contemporaries are wrestling with work dilemmas and aged parental health problems while I am trying to decide what kind of artwork I…

14 in 14

I am an infrequent visitor to Mumsnet but I. Stopped by this week and have been seduced by a couple of great ideas. The interesting journal52 project and a challenge to complete 14 projects in 2014. …I am an inveterate starter and a terrible finisher. This is just what I need. Here’s my plans thus…

Now, where’s my passport?

For surely I am bound zoo Oz with this edible treat…Gourmet Garden part 2 here we come. I gazed into the unlovely interior of my store cupboard and thought. And thought. And thought a little more. And what did I come up with? Store cupboard sushi stitch stylee…come this way… Take your sushi rice, rinse…

How does your Gourmet Garden grow?

So, you know by now I’m an avid mumsnetter and you may know that MN has an active bloggers network. Well, we were approached to take part in the Gourmet Garden blog/cook off competition. Now, I’m no Nigella but I do empathise with their slogan ‘fresh made easy’ and those of you who know my…

Choice cuts

You may have heard, I went to the Mumsnet blog fest last weekend. The day after, there was a flurry of comments and activity after one of the attendees, Liz Jones of the Daily Mail, Published an ‘opinionated’ article which wasn’t too kind about bloggers who focus on domestic (as in tea towels rather than…

That was the day that was

So, this is meant to be my well thought out analysis of the Mumsnet Blogfest 2012. But then, hey, is that what you expect from me? Or can we cut to the chase and go with my gut reactions instead? More immediate dont you think…so here goes… Getting up at 4.50am kind of makes you…

Bring on the Blogalong!!!

Helloooooooo…here’s a quick advert for the Mumsnet Blogfest Blogalong….Do you want to join in? Then pls PM or leave a comment or join the linky….it’s been VERY. Full on at Stitch Towers but I’ll be there on Saturday, blogging for all I’m worth. Will you?

It’s all kicking off

Well, I promised I’d do this. And so far I think I’ve got the techy bits right. I’ve set up a linky – go have a look at the Chronicles of MNarnia page above or use this link below. Powered by Linky Tools Click here to enter your link and view this Linky Tools list……