Paris. February

MY SOLO TRIP WAS NOT MEANT TO BE…

A week last Wednesday, I lost my temper at work.  This is very unusual for me and very unprofessional.  I didn’t think I can ever remember loosing my temper at work before. I had a full blown Diva, tantrum,  shouting,  stamping feet,  storming off, slamming doors, followed swiftly by tears, (also unknown), and  an apology to my shocked colleague. … Continue reading

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Relationship

VALENTINE FOR THE MAN WHO HAS EVERYTHING?…or confessions of a Valentine grump!

Of course I have to write a post about Valentines day. Mainly it goes by unnoticed in our house.  When we were young it was just a bit of fun, for children, teenagers, to send anonymous cards to people they fancied.  Now it seems to have become a huge industry with cards, gifts, balloons special expensive menus … Continue reading

Thoughts of the week.

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

Since 2004,   there has been something called Civil Partnerships in the UK.  Where same sex couples can enter into a legal  committed relationship in front of a registrar and have the same legal rights and responsibilities as any other married couple. Everybody I know refer to them as “married”  and call the partners, “husband” wife”  or  ” spouse” Most people have … Continue reading

Health

FIRST THE GOOD NEWS, THEN THE BAD NEWS………

On Friday I had a bone density scan.  These were being offered free by a medical research company, looking for women with Osteoporosis to take part in medical trials.  In  the NHS in the UK does not offer routine screening for osteoporosis at present. The good news is that I don’t have osteoporosis,   but the bad news is  I do have something called … Continue reading