friendship.

MY "FRIEND" GRUDGE

Once upon a time there were two friends. Partygirl and Quietgirl.  They had been friends for thirty years, through thick and thin, several marriages, failed relationships, children, jobs, crisis and happy times.Quietgirl had always liked Partygirls, outgoing personality  and admired the way she went out and made friends and partied, and Partygirl admired Quietgirls self sufficiency and always turned to Quietgirl … Continue reading

Danny Boyle. British. / Olympics.opening ceremony

MORE PROUD TO BE BRITISH!

Did I ever mention that Danny Boyle, the film director organiser of last nights spectacular Olympic opening ceremony, was brought up around two miles from here  AND he went to Michaels sons school.  My claim to fame! LOL! So many famous sons seem to have been born around here. The ceremony, which detailed the history of Britain from the industrial revolution to … Continue reading

cleaning. grandma.

I WANT TO BE A SLUT

My house is never clean enough! Grandma. My grandmother always said there were three kind of women,  those who paid people like her to clean their houses, those who kept their houses clean……and sluts! My grandmother has a lot to answer for.  She gave my mother, so consequently me, some introjected value that  a clean house was somehow the measure of … Continue reading

bike. skyride / goskyride. Firwood fold.

SKYRIDE! ….GOSKYRIDE!

“Britsih Cycling and SKY have come together to get a million more people riding their bikes regularly-and everyone’s invited. Whatever your age or ability and whatever kind of bike you ride.  From big traffic free events in towns and cities, to local neighbourhood rides; from women only bike rides and support, to routes and workshops; there’s something for everyone.” … Continue reading

HIGH HEELS. / JCCCFMP / SHOES

I WANT SOME JCCFMP!

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2175891/Short-British-women-copy-Cheryl-Cole-Victoria-Beckham-wear-Europes-highest-heels.html Acording to a new repert, British women wear the highest heels in Europe.   …and it seems the furthest north you go in England , the higher the heel. So as a good northern girl I  always loved my high heels. Is is said that we Brits wear high heels to compensate for being small, but I think … Continue reading