And time passes

It’s been about 18 months since my last post, my how time flies! In that time, I’ve moved house, returned to the office and life has started to return to something like it was pre-pandemic. I like my new house, it’s a brand new build, or it was when I moved in. Yes, there are … More And time passes

Chemo finished

It’s been a long summer and one of the strangest of my life. Not only have we had the Covid-19 pandemic to deal with, but then I went and got breast cancer and had to have chemotherapy, which of course meant shielding from the virus too. My oncologist was very clear before I started the … More Chemo finished


I’ve been fiddling around with the memoir I started to write some time ago. I figured now I have lots more time on my hands would be a good time to get it done finally. As a practice, this is a small piece called A Christmas Memoir that gives a bit of a flavour of … More Memoir

Chemotherapy day 3

On Wednesday I went for my first Chemo session, a bit apprehensive because it’s unknown territory and you hear all sorts of negative things from people who either had chemo or know someone who has! IT’s made more tricky right now because of Covid-19 and I had to go alone, ring a bell to get … More Chemotherapy day 3


Well, the wobble in emotions I’ve been experiencing is now explained. The meds I am on following my breast cancer have been causing it! I read up on the side effects of Letrozole and they include, depression (or mood changes), alteration of apetite, headaches – all of which I have experienced lately. It actually makes … More Progress

New friends

This week we got two new pals in the house. I’m not going to pretend that it’s been easy as it hasn’t! But we will persevere as they have had such a bad start an deserve better. The two new additions are now called Henry and May, they are both Staffordshire Bull Terriers, small ones, … More New friends