Outside my window…water’s dripping and tapping on the windowframe. I am thinking…that I should be ready for our trip out today, and that Mike will be upstairs to gather me up very shortly. Him chivvying me along is part of the routine of us going anywhere. He pretends to be exasperated with me, but I… Continue reading This Morning
A rare contribution to the 366 for this year. Spotted at the harbour in St Ives last week.
Another from our balcony overlooking Porthmeor Beach, St Ives.
There’s a bit of a celebration going on over at the Sticky Fingers blog – this week sees the one hundredth of the weekly Photo Gallery linkups The current theme is Picture Postcard. We’re on holiday in St Ives this week, and the view from our balcony makes for a pretty good postcard scene. Taken… Continue reading Picture Postcard from St Ives
We had the Doncaster 10k course going right past the end of our road yesterday. What a great chance to get out and take some sporty pictures! I think this is the first time I’ve ever actually watched an organised run. I’m a long way from even being able to dream of doing it myself,… Continue reading Doncaster 10k Run
Four days from the Cybher blogging conference, and it turns out that most people have their outfits all sorted out and hanging in the back bedroom ready for the big day. I’ve never really been a clothes sort of person. Not that I’m going to alarm anyone by turning up in my birthday suit, but… Continue reading My Kind of Funky
We had a trip out this past weekend, and I was stupidly tired on the drive home. So Mike was able to catch me off guard and trick me into one of his favourite games: “What we’d do if we won the lottery”. I vowed I wasn’t going to play any more with him because… Continue reading If We Won the Lottery
A week ago, I gave my Toastmasters Icebreaker speech; my first prepared speech after almost a year of being part of Doncaster Speakers. I’ve mentioned before that joining Toastmasters – an international speaking and leadership organisation – was perhaps an odd choice of hobby for me. I have huge anxieties about public speaking. I’m fine… Continue reading Toastmasters Icebreaker