H is for… Haiku

feelings wait unchanged lives rush, oblivious how hearts stop, until now   sleek, black, handsome cat sits, waits, aloof yet alone until I come home   time, shifts, waits for none minutes rush,… Continue reading

C is for… Cat Chat

I have just added the autumn 10 newsletter for Cat Chat (@CatChatCharity) below and sadly have to say that this is the last one I can do for them due to my current… Continue reading

The Inquisitor meme – who ordered the spanish inquisition?

I have been tagged by @kateab to answer the 10 question meme that is dun dun dun…. THE INQUISITOR! Or, as Kate dubbed it – The Spanish Inquisition! 1. Which (in)famous person (alive… Continue reading

Modern Art? #WordlessWednesday

Desperately Seeking… Bear Bear

When my youngest was 6 months old we went for one of our regular walks round Colchester Zoo and out through the gift shop. My slightly older son had a habit at the… Continue reading

Kafka On The Shore – book review

Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakam I wasn’t sure what to expect from this book, having never read this author before, but something drew me to it and I have long since… Continue reading

The East of England

Welcome one and all to the East of England – a guest blog for @smittnbybritain The East of England is a beautiful and underrated part of the country. It isn’t especially well known… Continue reading

P is for… Playdough

Just a quickie – in response to @redtedart who asked for a home made play dough recipe. A few years ago I used to work for a Toy Library and we made our… Continue reading

S is for… Sensory Overload

For prompt 4 of porridge’s writing workshop. I shouldn’t be here Would he find out? I’d promised ‘never again’ Could he find out? It was so beautiful to look at I’m just looking,… Continue reading

I is for… It Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time meme

I am honoured, emotional, surprised, unprepared and deeply grateful to be one of the very first recipients of the ‘It Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time’ meme award. This is a… Continue reading