After Plum’s dance classes this morning, I took the boys to the allotment this afternoon. PK immediately wanted to be out of the sling and walking around, so off he went, with Bean trailing him to keep him out of trouble. Trouble in the case would be other[…]

Loneliness is marked by a sense of isolation. Solitude, on the other hand, is a state of being alone without being lonely… Do you like solitude? Even as a child, I needed time alone on a regular basis, and would feel tense if I didn’t get that solitude[…]

I didn’t know if I would be able to post a Happy Days photo today. A happy day it has not been. My fibromyalgia continues to flare and I’m really struggling at the moment. The children have bickered and argued with each other all day. Bean fell over[…]

I managed to grab a couple of hours to myself today. I spent it at the allotment, wielding the scythe, but it was alone time all the same.   The mix of rain and sun that we’ve been having recently has been very kind to the weeds and[…]

Today, I finally found time to try out the Viking Knit Chain kit I bought last month. The tutorial is for an 18″ necklace (I’m making mine slightly longer) and I’m using copper. The actual method is fairly straightforward; the tricky bit is getting the knit even, tidy and[…]