a bad relationship

bad relationship

  o0o Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, a bad relationship – or some of the elements of a bad relationship – follow you through life… My Father had a bad relationship with alcohol. When he was alive, I don’t recall a time when I ever thought my Father… Continue reading »

making friends part 2

making friends part 2

  o0o So after talking about how difficult making friends is – and how bloody rubbish I am at it – a strange thing happened the week before last… I had two ‘coffee dates’!! One Friday – one the following Monday. The one on Friday was the second time I… Continue reading »

rough week

rough week

  o0o Its been a rough week, and in all honestly I am still not feeling thoroughly fabulous as I’m still getting over the whole dental debacle and the eventual outcome of same… Its a bit of a dismal day here today which isn’t helping my mood any, and I… Continue reading »

making friends

friends

  o0o Friends – thats todays subject! Is it just me, or do others find it incredibly hard to make super-close friends? I have a lot of people that I know that I can go have a cuppa, a meal, a wine etc with, or that I chat to with… Continue reading »

the mummas nightmare

Mummas Nightmare

    This morning started in the way no Mothers ever want it to. A missed call on my phone before 7am, and a voice message. Checked the voice message, and it was someone I didn’t know, telling us that our second youngest son had been in a motorbike accident…. Continue reading »

progress

    I’ve spent my “free-time Friday” this week, moving furniture around a bit within our little home. I’ve now made room for my writing desk to go into our living room space so that it will front on to the big glass doors, which means I’ll now have a… Continue reading »

you’re not a burden

. The fact that you’re struggling doesn’t make you a burden. It doesn’t make you unlovable or undesirable or undeserving of care. It doesn’t make you too much or too sensitive or too needy…It makes you human. Everyone struggles. Everyone has a difficult time coping, and at times, we all… Continue reading »

opinion piece: bullying?

. There has (rightfully!!) been a lot going on in the media of late – about bullying, which has been particularly spurred on by the tragic suicide of a young country girl, after being horrifically bullied by her peers. Also in the media of late – there has much much… Continue reading »