Diary of a journey home

16.40  In Liverpool – realise I’ll never make the 16.48 train to London 17.20  At the local station – ask the guard how to get to Lime Street Station 17.21  Forget what the guard said. Wander through on a wing and a prayer 17.38 Arrive at Lime Street Station 17.40 Feeling virtuous, buy some fruit for the journey… Continue reading Diary of a journey home


The title ‘eh?’ has come about because that’s what I usually say to my colleague John, from Liverpool, who suggested the topic. His thick and fast accent leaves me bewildered at best and as much as I try, my open book facial expressions leave him in no doubt that I haven’t got a clue what he just said, giving me… Continue reading Eh?

I’m late, I’m late, for a very important date(s)!

Namely the 6th, 7th, 8th and today of October as part of my national month of blogging challenge. I feel I should explain the reason for what looks like non compliance.  Whilst the actual challenge itself has been very true to its namesake and I’ve been bugging my other half all the time about what to write,… Continue reading I’m late, I’m late, for a very important date(s)!

These are a few of my favourite things

For some reason the song from the Sound of Music jumped into my head this afternoon and so, in no particular order here are a few of my favourite things: sunshine on a rainy day, because that’s when the rainbows come out to play snuggling in bed with the love of my life bubbles making a snowman saying… Continue reading These are a few of my favourite things

NaMoBloPo – The Poppy Debate – 2 Nov

In the letters section of the newspaper today there were some angry responses to a letter someone had written the previous day, expressing displeasure in those who weren’t wearing a poppy. People have the right to choose which charity to support. They need not demonstrate it with a badge of honour, many are silent givers. Not… Continue reading NaMoBloPo – The Poppy Debate – 2 Nov