If someone asked me the definition of happiness, I would answer: 'a dog on a beach'. I'll even sometimes use it as a metaphor, if people ask me whether I'm happy with something my reply can be: 'Hell yes, dog on a beach happy'. I only use this if I'm really happy though. So I … Continue reading Happy Dogs
I have a list of life rules. 17 of them to be exact. No particular order, and as I invented them I am also free to break or ignore them whenever I see fit. However, I feel if I live by my rules then my existence is usually one that is content and fairly happy. … Continue reading Life rule #10 – ‘Do one nice thing everyday for another soul’ (note: it doesn’t have to be a human soul).
Recently I received a lovely letter from a good friend who now lives in Canada. You know, the kind of friend that you might not see for 5 years and then all of a sudden you happen to be in the same country together, so you're like 'sweet, let's hang out for a few days' … Continue reading Do you like being an adult?
Approximately 1.5 litres a day according to Google... and not just when you're sick either. That question is the exact one that I typed into Google about ten minutes ago. Interestingly as I typed 'How much snot......' the question appeared in 'third' place on a drop down menu, closely following the more common questions starting … Continue reading How much snot can the body produce?
I know they call it the January blues after all the excitement of Christmas and new years is over, but genuinely when I look out of the window, all I see is grey. Grey sky, grey buildings, grey light. Brown road. We've recently (well, beginning of December) moved in with friends at the farm where … Continue reading January greys….
This is ACTUALLY true (and just happened)! As a follow up to: 'I think there's something living under the TV... and what DOES make you a real adult?' I just caught the mouse and released him into the garden! Honestly, when I finished the last post with ''I'll keep you updated'' I was actually thinking … Continue reading The mouse in the house has departed…
I'm sitting on the sofa at a friends house and there's a definite scratching coming from under the TV unit. We're house sitting for friends who are away on honeymoon and their cat 'Whiskey' does have a habit of bringing animals in - dead or alive, although often alive - so it wouldn't surprise me … Continue reading I think there’s something living under the TV…. and what DOES make you a ‘real’ adult?