Farewell To All That

As another year draws to a close it is a time for reflection and for me as I approach a series of milestones that made the end of last year and the beginning of this, the most challenging in my life so far, it is time to say…

Tweens, Teens & Beyond #54

Good morning and welcome to the monthly Tweens, Teens & Beyond link-up, hosted by me and fellow bloggers Sharon at After The Playground and Nicky at Not Just The Three of Us. We were spoilt by the usual high quality of posts last month but our out and out…

The Importance of Family

Christmas is a time for family.  What does your family mean to you? Can you put a value on it?  Do you put them above anything else and where do you draw the line in terms of loyalty and commitment?  After all we all have a breaking point.…

Adding Insult to Injury

The letter read “We are writing to invite you to make an appointment for NHS cervical screening.  The NHS offers cervical screening to save lives from cervical cancer.  It does this by finding abnormal cells in the cervix before they have a chance to develop into cancer.  Any…

Tweens, Teens & Beyond #53

Good morning and welcome to the monthly Tweens, Teens & Beyond link-up, hosted by me and fellow bloggers Sharon at After The Playground and Nicky at Not Just The Three of Us. It was lovely to see so many of our regular readers join us last month after what…

Stand Up To Cancer

Charity fundraising is so abundant in our 21st century world, but tonight I found myself irked and emotional in equal measure in a way I never have before. The cause was  #standuptocancer. The why, I cannot explain – or at least not yet. To set the scene, atypical of…