Busyness – says it all in the title. Life in our house is always busy. My girls keep me on my toes, so to speak. They are currently in their young teens, and the house is full of noise, hair, make-up… and i-products; and through these are the enabled social media sites, including: musical.ly, snapchat,… Read More »


I sincerely hope that 2016 will be a good year for you. 🙂 Many people make promises to themselves each new year, usually by restraining themselves from doing something… e.g. Not eating chocolate for a whole year, etc. Unfortunately, we humans fail ourselves and others so many times. It is our nature. We are not… Read More »

WOMEN’S SIZE – Does it matter?

WOMEN’S SIZE – Does it matter? I am going to touch on this topic from a different approach. Some of the content of this post I drafted quite a while ago, but it is time to present my view. Back in May 2012 I commented on a modelling agency’s blog which questioned: “Does SLiNK’s ‘Plus-Size… Read More »

NEW LOOK – Change of Heart

So, I have a New Look… OK, I’m talking blog here! 🙂 Truthfully, I haven’t been on it for a while. I’ve been doing family stuff; and designing/creating greeting cards; and sewing (discovered that I particularly like making bunting – each piece is unique and quite satisfying). Basically life keeps me very busy, and today… Read More »


Have I forgotten my blog?… No. Calendar formats truthfully ‘tell’ when posts are submitted. Unfortunately, they can cause guilt trips, too! (Theme has since been removed.) I have visited my blog fairly frequently in the last couple of months, and am amazed at the quantity of comments in moderation… (Today’s count: 34!) Many of them… Read More »

MOTHERHOOD? … A look at Mothering Sunday

Motherhood? In the lead up to ‘Mother’s Day’, relatives search, shops sell; women’s hearts are perhaps expectant and children can’t wait to give gifts. Meanwhile, some people recoil about the entire notion of ‘Mother’s Day’. Whilst traipsing through my Fb newsfeed, I saw that a friend had liked a blogger’s personal viewpoint on the implications… Read More »


WHICH SIDE? Jarring threads, which way to turn? So many choices, right maybe wrong. I’m stuck in the middle, head in hands; I hear it all, and my heart beats on. Death and oppression – not what I’d choose; Truth and justice – road to freedom and hope; All dotted around me like spillikins –… Read More »