A few weeks ago, I wrote about our potential travels to Spain for 6 weeks – you can catch up here. After much too-ing and fro-ing, we’ve decided that we’re actually going to do it.  There is still so much to plan… The route: One thing we do know is that we…

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When I met John, he had a dog – Roxy.  She’s a Bedlington terrier (a breed I’d never heard of – or in fact rarely see).  If we’re ever out and someone asks what sort of dog we’ve got, the only way to describe her is “she’s like a sheep”. …

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I don’t love the colder weather but I do love the fact it allows me to wear boots!! John doesn’t quite understand why one person needs so many pairs (to be fair I only have 5 – some people have MANY more than this!) plus a shiny new pair I…

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It was 6 months ago, almost to the day that I left my job in the pharmaceutical industry.  I had been at the company for 12 years (almost made my 13th anniversary). I started in the admin team, when the company was small and finding its feet in the industry…

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It was my sister Sammy’s birthday back in September and when I ask what she would like as a present, she normally suggests something that means we can spend some time together – she lives down in Devon and I’m in Wiltshire so we don’t see each other as regularly…

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