When I think of collections, I think of glass cabinets full of porcelain mice/piglets/miniature villages, or rooms bulging with vinyl, or garages stuffed with old motorbikes, and, alongside many of these, compromised bank accounts. I have a friend who would … Continue reading Hoards
I’m probably autistic and, possibly also, ADHD. Though I have no formal diagnosis, I exhibit a lot of the traits of both these conditions. Which means I appear, at best, ‘arty’, at worst, fucking weird, to most people. I am … Continue reading Unmasked
This question takes me right back to my university days. I mean, what community? And, actually, what is meant by involved? Is shopping at the local green-grocer involving oneself in the community? Is voting involving oneself in the community? Which … Continue reading Place Holder
The more I hear other people talk about their families, the more I realise how gob-smackingly lucky I am. Every single member of my family, from distant cousins through my husband’s relatives, to my son, is good. None of them … Continue reading Happy Families
Happy birthday to me!
Yep, today I am another year older. To compensate for this, I spent most of yesterday cleaning and decluttering so that when I got up this morning it would be to a lovely scene of serenity. I also went to … Continue reading Happy birthday to me!
Who was your most influential teacher? Why? It’s been a long time since I was at school but five teachers immediately came to mind when I read this question. Three nice ones, two atrocious, one might say, monsters. The temptation … Continue reading Prompted
What do you wish you could do more every day? Mooch around the shore line like a spoonbill, or amble about a gallery full of modern art, without intent. Drink strong, milky coffee and wander the streets of a city … Continue reading Wish List
I don’t suppose any of you know anything about trail cameras and rechargeable batteries, do you? I’m just about bald with hair tearing here, in my search for the damned things. One of my roles is Chair of the local … Continue reading Access issues
A daily prompt
On questions that are nigh on impossible to answer in a timely fashion. Continue reading A daily prompt
Not wanting to lose the content of my soon to expire website, yesterday morning I looked into exporting it to a saveable file and found I … Continue reading Migration