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
Monthly Archives: February 2013
OOP’S! I SEEM TO HAVE ACCIDENTALLY DELETED THE LAST POST.
But it has left behind this misty picture from the 56th floor of the Tour Montparnasse. Spooky! Obviously was not meant to be! Love Denise But here is what I was doing a year ago. https://denisefrombolton.com/2012/02/25/318/ Continue reading
CONVERSATIONS WITH PEOPLE I ADMIRE. “RASHIDA”…….
We had some good news this week. “Rashida and Dave”.. have heard that they have been accepted as adoptive parents. We joke that we have to now treat her as if she is pregnant! I have known Rashida for many years. I have seen her through the start of her relationship with Dave. Difficult family times, … Continue reading
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
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY BLOG. ( and my mum)
A year ago my dear friend Roniece persuaded to go public with my blog, which up to then had just been a kind of on line diary for my personal use. Since then, to my amazement, I have had around 60,000 page views, which is a lot of people and a bit scary! What was happening a … Continue reading
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
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
LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT?………….
Do you remember when I asked Father Christmas to give Z some sex soon because she was making everybody life a misery with her grumpiness? Well l Z is actually male and not only did Father Christmas answer my plea and give him some sex, but yesterday he announced his engagement! Yes a whirlwind romance, with a lady he met on the … Continue reading