It's the time of year when everyone posts about Christmas. I was thinking I'd do the same thing, but then I decided that I'd be a bit different and post about something else. There's been a lot of stuff happening this year. For the first time, my husband and I have been 'empty nesters' - … Continue reading When Peace Is Shattered.
It's now been a week since our kids went off to uni. We live in a rural area, so we've always known that should our kids wish to pursue higher education, they'd be leaving home at eighteen. Our daughter went off two years ago, and our son this year. They're in two different universities very … Continue reading Empty Nesting Week 1
I was reading a thread on Goodreads recently, and on it, was a picture of a rather nasty looking centipede that one of the posters had discovered in her house.I was reminded of my own first face to face (or rather toe to face apparently) encounter with a centipede. For many years my husband and … Continue reading Creepy Crawlies and Other Nasties