Unfortunately I have been offline for a while, stalking the pages but unable to write myself. 4 weeks ago I ended up in hospital with severe pain and after some tests discovered that there is a kidney stone. Long story short, first operation is done and the stent in place (along with the wire) and… Continue reading Catch-up


Understand me… but you will probably be more confused!

Stole this idea from here ... Instead of doing a comment, I thought I would just run with the blog. The original is a missive from Jessica at “Branches” entitled “Five Things You Should Read/Watch/Listen To If You Want to Understand Me”. (Limit yourself to five books, movies, or songs that define and/or formed you. This is… Continue reading Understand me… but you will probably be more confused!

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

I was called "attractive", "sexy" and "hot" last night. Took me completely by surprise and the little cynical voice inside me went "he's just after one thing, it's not genuine". I wonder how many of us have that self same conversation when we are complimented? I have had a few backhand compliments of late as… Continue reading Beauty is in the eye of the beholder