Tag Archives: auntie m

A quiet night in

There are two recurring themes which seem to crop up every New Year. The first is the number of people who will happily tell you that they will be glad to see the back of the old year. They have … Continue reading

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Family matters

Earlier this week we lost my wonderful Aunt, and I am desperately sad.   Right back at the start of all this my first proper post was about Auntie M. It is not really possible to tell you how important … Continue reading

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D.I.V.O.R.C.E.

Ten years ago today my life ended. Which is to say that the Ex announced, rather out of the blue, that our 25 year journey together was over, and I was no longer required on the voyage. And that was … Continue reading

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A bad place

I’m finding that there is a world of difference between being a "night owl", and being an insomniac.  My normal 5 or 6 hours of contented sleep has increasingly been replaced by a mind-racing, fidgetty 2 or 3 hours which simply … Continue reading

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Sick note

Not too long ago I was looking back at 2009 and commenting that we had had a rough time, family-health-wise.  The implication, and hope was, that 2010 would see us all turn the corner and get back to enjoying ourselves.  … Continue reading

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