Tag Archives: middle age

When I was young…

I’ve been feeling really old this week. More than usual. And it has nothing to do with the fact that the realisation of being well and truly in middle age has dawned. It also has nothing to do with the … Continue reading

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Waiting for a train

It is 1917. A young woman stands on the platform. Her well-worn brown lace-ups have travelled endless paths to and from the gate. Now they do not move. They simply wait. A train approaches. She feels her heart beat faster, … Continue reading

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Send in the clowns

A short play in one act, one scene. Scene 1: A dark staged forest with cardboard trees. Player one enters from stage left. P1: Okay I’ve had enough. Yoo hoo! I said I’ve had enough! Player two enters unseen from … Continue reading

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Sometimes you have to make your own

Trying to decide what to eat for lunch today, I resisted the temptation to reach for one of the chocolate brownies I made last night. I thought back to when I followed the Liver Cleansing Diet and how much I … Continue reading

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The grass is always greener

My star sign this week said, ‘It is better to try and fail than to do nothing and succeed.’ I’m not so sure about that. I think I’d like to succeed by not doing anything at all. Could you imagine … Continue reading

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Following advice

It may come as a surprise to you, but I’m not very good at following advice. What? You’re not surprised? You think I’m too stubborn. Pig-headed?? Wow. That’s a bit harsh. Anyway, I have decided to take my physio’s advice … Continue reading

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Try a new experience!

I’m going fishing tomorrow. Seriously. On a boat. With a fishing rod. And some smelly stuff on the end of the hooky thing. I’ve made salad and scones for the occasion. Why am I doing this? Because I haven’t done … Continue reading

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