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Half-French SAH survivor living in England
Interests: personal development, life coaching, photography, cats, scrapbooking, family, vintage stuff, blog-hopping...
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I thought I'd come and say hi - I know some of you only get news from me like this, so I'm sorry I don't pop in more often. Life, you know... The great news is that I start a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at wagwaan?
Why hello there. I'm not going to try and catch up on what's been happening around here - such a lot and yet really not much! I'm feeling pretty good. The brain isn't doing too badly most of the time,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2014 at wagwaan?
Why hello there. I know I don't update very often at all, do I? I've been toying with the idea of closing the blog but I do get visits from other stroke survivors, so I think I'll leave it up... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2014 at wagwaan?
Oh dearie me. I am sorry to have neglected this poor little old blog! Life does have a habit of getting in the way, doesn't it? It's not for any particular reason, either. It's just that I'm so tired all... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at wagwaan?
I hadn't planned on blogging quite so late in the day, but I got a bit sidetracked. Today was "goodbye to William" day. Time flies when you're having fun. I had fun. I think William had fun. Lyle? Not so... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2014 at wagwaan?
It's pretty much woe is us here - between a migraine/sickness (Claire) and lumbago (me) we are a sorry sight! But what a lovely Christmas we had. Very quiet, just the two of us... and the cat, the goldfish and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2013 at wagwaan?
"T'was the night before Christmas..." - you all know the rest! I'm just listening to Christmas music (Mariah Carey if you're interested) while I get the wrapping done. I had completely forgotten I hadn't done any of it, until earlier... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2013 at wagwaan?
Here I am again. Work is very busy, especially as my lovely jobshare left to be an accountant and I'm now stuck with doing what is more than a full-time job for one person in 2.5 days a week. They... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2013 at wagwaan?
I can't quite believe it's nearly Christmas. I'm sure I'm not the only blogger going "where HAS the time gone?" but I didn't promise you originality now, did I? Life has so many twists and turns. I was feeling pretty... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2013 at wagwaan?
I know, I know, I'm hardly ever here any more. Why do I bother? lol Well we had a lovely holiday at my mum's and I wish I could have stayed and stayed. It was lovely to see her although... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2013 at wagwaan?
Yesterday was another day in London. I'm so glad I don't commute any more - although it's ok doing it once in a while, I got a bit stressed when there was a huge queue to get down to the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2013 at wagwaan?
I've always been a bit of a techno geek and recently, when I found myself telling someone on Facebook that I had "screencapped my iMessages on my iPhone and they had uploaded to my iMac via iCloud"... well, I realised... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2013 at wagwaan?
I don't know why I haven't been here for a while. I suppose it's because I've been busy. Six times over recent weeks I have spent the day in London as a dermatology/rheumatology patient. Because it's at Guy's Hospital, by... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2013 at wagwaan?
Just a quick catch up. Not sure there's anyone out there reading this here ol' blog of mine, but I think I'll keep it because I do like looking back and reading what I got up to in the past.... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2013 at wagwaan?
So I mentioned I went on a date.... I think this whole dating thing could probably fill a blog of its own. It's very "interesting". How does someone my age meet anyone new? Especially when their job is in quite... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2013 at wagwaan?
I had this whole big post typed up and then one swipe of the mouse by mistake on the iMac and I left the page, which means I lost the whole darn thing. Ugh. I hate when that happens. So... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2013 at wagwaan?
So cute! Can't believe he's 4 already :)
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Still enjoying taking pictures, mostly with the iPhone, every day. 1. 11. Detail. A present from a dear friend. #fmsphotoaday, 2. 10. A place. The beach at my mum's, in Normandy. It's been our special place for 30 years and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2013 at wagwaan?
I distinctly remember posting something about wanting more FUN in my life. Was it last year? Anyway, today I shed a little tear when I read Ali E's blog post because she put into words exactly how I have been... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2013 at wagwaan?
Just thought I'd post these here. To remind us that it's really April and there should be sunshine and daffodils everywhere - indeed, these were taken in the last couple of days, so the sun is trying to make an... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2013 at wagwaan?
Once upon a time, long ago, well before my SAH anyway, I saw a programme on the human brain. I was heard to exclaim "that's fascinating! I love brains" - at which point my daughter fell about laughing. She has... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2013 at wagwaan?
I couldn't believe we woke up to glorious blue sky and sunshine! Even though we lost an hour due to British Summer Time (Ha! Summer!), I got up bright and early to have breakfast with Claire, who presented me with... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2013 at wagwaan?
I thought I'd jinxed it but the very next day this is what I saw when I looked out the bedroom window It's still freezing, but there are signs of life in the garden too - see? And it's spring... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2013 at wagwaan?
You see that photo up there, with the daffodils? That's a defiant choice in the face of all this cooooold greeeeey snooooowy weather we've been having. I know, it's so very British to talk about the weather but boy is... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2013 at wagwaan?
How interesting: on the very day I bring home a CD of my head scans, the lovely Kate Davies gives me a shout out on her blog, which leads to hundreds of page views. I feel very honoured that Kate... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2013 at wagwaan?