If I ever wrote a children’s book – and I have no intention of writing a children’s book – the lead protagonist would be my cat – Big Girl (aka Slim Shady). As you probably know by now, we have two cats; Slim and Kirby (Little Girl). Slim is the mother of Kirby (i.e. Big … Continue reading The Gospel According to Big Girl
Next month, I will celebrate my third year in blogging. Woo-ha! I know, I should have written this blog in February, but I’m not very good at waiting for things. I mean, in early February, I could fall down a ravine or be trapped under something heavy. So why put off until tomorrow what you … Continue reading This IS the Blog you are Looking For…
Now look, I realise I've been a bit, well…y’know…absent lately. And this blog isn’t an apology or a list of excuses…well, maybe it is a list of excuses. But there are reasons for my elusiveness. I've needed a bit of a break. I think I deserved one. I've been writing seriously; always writing, earnestly writing for two-and-a-half … Continue reading Chipping off the Block
The other weekend, I was fortunate enough to meet up with my mother, sister, brother, and sister-in-law (plus kids, of course). It has become a yearly tradition whereby we all meet at a certain point on Swansea beach on my late-sister’s birthday. We sit on her bench (which bears her name on a plaque that … Continue reading Outside the Box
I'll admit straight away that I've written about the various social media platforms before (here). I've written about everything before. But I wrote about them a month into my blogging career (which is almost exactly 2 years ago - I might write a post about that in early February, I'll definitely be scratching around for … Continue reading All in the Game
It’s that time of year again (read decade) when I foolishly decide to embark on a bit of decorating. This time, my bedroom was the lucky culprit. To be fair, I’ve lived in my house for 16 years, and my bedroom is the only room that has never had a makeover. So it … Continue reading Lick of Paint
Hello! Just a quick message to say this is not a blog post but a signpost (see what I did there?) for you to read an interview with yours truly! Me, that is... 😳 'Who would want to interview you?', I hear you cry. Honestly, you can be very offensive sometimes *tuts*. But anyway, Plain … Continue reading Interview with a Vampire (no…no, not a vampire, with me)!