Got that Friday feeling …?

Some weekends are mapped out well in advance, others happen in a more reactive sense. One Saturday morning, while sitting comfortably in front of the TV, clutching a mug of tea in one hand and my Kindle in the other, Himself suggested we hop in the car and go the Lea Valley Water Park (where... Continue Reading →

Social media in fiction

I haven't done a book review on here for some time so, whilst thinking it must be time to rectify that, I went looking at my recent reads. In truth, there've been few standout fictional reads of late; instead they've mostly been light episodes in between the heavier-weight professional reads. However, amongst these were a... Continue Reading →

Monday – after the museums!

This Monday we have the tale of two museums. Both small, both costing about a fiver to enter, both housed in brutal concrete buildings, both rather out-of-the-way in Suffolk. Our first stop was Bentwaters Cold War Museum where they appeared to be at pains to represent every single group who'd ever been stationed there -... Continue Reading →

It’s the weekend!

This weekend, Himself & I are visiting a friend in the north. A friend who's into "Living History" or re-enacting. His particular area of speciality is East German or Russian military, and he's joining a group of like-minded friends who will be camping out at an old Cold War bunker. We've been before, and we... Continue Reading →

Monday Monday …

The week got off to a sad start with an announcement on Facebook that a friend had died suddenly from a heart attack. She'd been undergoing treatment for secondary breast cancer (when your cancer has spread beyond the breast and into other areas of your body - in her case, to her bones). The news... Continue Reading →

Physician heal thyself

An old saying, but a relevant one. In the caring profession, the health services especially, the focus tends to go outward from the practitioner to the client. Not surprising when, for many practitioners, making a difference in the lives of others is likely to be their "why", although another option is where practitioners experience time... Continue Reading →

#IWSG : Traditional or Indie?

The Insecure Writers Support Group is a marvellous group set up by Alex Cavanagh. On the first Wednesday of every month, members post thoughts, fears or words of encouragement for fellow writers.The link above takes you to details about the group and how to join. You'll also find a list of bloggers signed up to... Continue Reading →

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