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I decided to list five things everyday that made me happy.

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  • Going round to Grandpa’s for breakfast and laughing about Flower Power Radio
  • Imogen enjoying being outside in the morning air in her pyjamas and fetching ketchup with Reuben
  • Stair quizzing again
  • Choosing yarn
  • Experimenting with crochet
may 21 2018 ∞
may 21 2018 +
  • Shortlisting the job applications
  • Tom being super helpful
  • Patti being cheering and encouraging
  • Chocolate on the way home
  • Lovely phenergan
may 21 2018 ∞
may 21 2018 +
  • Sitting on the back step in the sun
  • Chatting to Julia
  • Newly cut and coloured hair
  • Delicious wine
  • Listening to music and chatting
may 21 2018 ∞
may 21 2018 +
  • Metallic nail polish and wearing my new jacket
  • Walking through the city centre in the light, busy, mild evening
  • Seeing Jessica Lea Mayfield play a wonderful acoustic set
  • Chocolate on the tram on the way home
  • Enjoying having longer hair
may 21 2018 ∞
may 21 2018 +
  • Another ok night on the new mattress
  • Feeling a bit more hopeful about work
  • Bargains from Aldi
  • Reading stuff about artistic partnerships
  • Deciding to be healthy again
may 21 2018 ∞
may 21 2018 +
  • My new mattress has come and I am cautiously optimistic about it
  • A nice little walk to buy Easter eggs
  • The lovely smell of clean sheets
  • I have booked a week’s holiday in Suffolk and Cambridge!
  • Bath and phenergan and bed
may 21 2018 ∞
may 21 2018 +
  • Working with Dympna feels positive and forward-looking
  • A nice chat with Susana
  • A nice chat with Jane
  • Chocolate in the car on the way home
  • Bath and bed
apr 19 2018 ∞
apr 19 2018 +
  • Sitting up in bed with the window open with Imogen, drinking tea and eating breakfast and chatting
  • Making food for Isaac
  • A lovely late lunch at Brewdog with free beer and a delicious gluten-free chicken burger
  • Walking around Manchester, talking, buying books and seeing interesting things
  • Tea and chocolate and conversation
apr 12 2018 ∞
apr 12 2018 +
  • Time to think and write
  • Delicious soup and sandwich and tea for only £5 in Mossley and a good chat with Alison
  • Such a lovely time talking to Rosie
  • Nice M&S food for tea
  • Reading a novel
apr 12 2018 ∞
apr 12 2018 +
  • Playing with crochet stitches
  • A birthday book in the post from Alison
  • Buying a cupboard to paint and enjoying having a project
  • Seeing lovely bouncy Imogen and cooking her tea
  • Doing the primer and listening to the radio
mar 31 2018 ∞
mar 31 2018 +
  • Sleeping late
  • Feeling slightly better
  • Eating creme eggs
  • Having the French doors open
  • Lighting the stove
mar 31 2018 ∞
mar 31 2018 +
  • Fab news and a mini victory at work
  • Sue gave me an orange and a plum
  • It’s nice to chat to Michael
  • A glass of wine
  • Learning about fundraising and leadership on my new online course
mar 31 2018 ∞
mar 31 2018 +
  • Lots of games of the London Game
  • Making flapjack
  • Playing with clay
  • Mashing potatoes for tea with chicken casserole
  • Reading Little Grey Rabbit
mar 31 2018 ∞
mar 31 2018 +
  • A good meeting with Gaby and Dympna
  • Being productive and moving things forward
  • Nice little text exchanges with my boys
  • Deciding to splash out on a ready meal curry for tea
  • Eating it and two creme eggs and watching Endeavour
mar 9 2018 ∞
mar 9 2018 +
  • “Ask me what time it is” ... “What time is it?” ... “Breakfast time!”
  • Playing games with Imogen
  • A restful afternoon
  • Lovely beef and chorizo stew and lemon pudding
  • Talking and listening to music by the fire
mar 9 2018 ∞
mar 9 2018 +
  • Patti arriving with coffee and cheering chocolate biscuits
  • A song thrush in the snowy garden
  • Roast chicken cooked for me
  • Little twinkly sparkles on snow
  • A fun gig and free beer
mar 9 2018 ∞
mar 9 2018 +
  • An ok night on the air mattress
  • Driving through the hills to Barnsley
  • An interesting day with museum and art people
  • My big warm coat
  • Snow
feb 26 2018 ∞
feb 26 2018 +
  • Waking and feeling better after such a long sleep
  • A lovely sunny day
  • A giant clean-and-tidy operation
  • Another mindful food shop
  • A nice evening chatting by the stove
feb 26 2018 ∞
feb 26 2018 +
  • It’s getting light by 6.30 and birds are singing
  • Geese going over
  • Nice chats with Fergus and Tom and Simon and Sarah
  • Sunlight all day and it’s still light at 5pm
  • Thinking about crocheted baby blankets
feb 22 2018 ∞
feb 22 2018 +
  • A good sleep
  • Watching a tiny wren moving about the garden
  • Reading Byron Katie and doing enquiry
  • Making some lentil soup for myself and eating it with toast
  • A nice chat
feb 22 2018 ∞
feb 22 2018 +
  • Feeling better enough to wash and iron sheets and pillowcases
  • Booking tickets for Lady Bird and beginning to think about going out and being normal again
  • Porto 0-5 Liverpool
  • Yet another bath - the highlight of the day when you are ill
  • Feeling quite comfy on my new mattress
feb 22 2018 ∞
feb 22 2018 +
  • A tolerable sleep despite swapping beds and making a hot water bottle in the night
  • My back is not quite so bad this morning
  • Grateful for my warm cosy house to be ill in
  • Nutritious food
  • A hot bath
feb 13 2018 ∞
feb 13 2018 +
  • Waking after a good sleep
  • Having a restful day
  • Friends and family sending kind messages
  • Reading a PD James
  • A hot bath and bed
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Waking after a long sleep
  • Sitting up in bed getting lots of worky things done
  • Healthy eating
  • A walk to Didsbury for some shopping
  • Feeling more in control of things
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Driving Katharine to Media City in the shining sunshine
  • A man being helpful when I was buying wood at B&Q
  • A lovely walk up on the common
  • It’s getting lighter in the evenings
  • Talking and eating and drinking wine
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Listening to French in the car
  • Keeping warm
  • Sorting out money
  • Questioning my thoughts
  • A very early night
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Imogen has been promoted to the next swimming group
  • Doing hama beads together and listening to the radio
  • Playing cards and laughing
  • Swimming up and down and getting my head together
  • Making plans to save money and spend mindfully
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Isaac’s goodness
  • Going for free lunch to help with austerity measures
  • Lemon cake
  • A little chat with Toby who wanted to know about cooking
  • Sorting out money things a bit better than they were
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Sitting up in bed drinking tea and listening to church bells
  • A relaxed lunch and happy chatting
  • Laughing about the lake surrounding my car
  • Finally getting home
  • Interesting news
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • A good day of very interesting talking and planning with my allies at work
  • Mostly healthy eating
  • A lovely evening with the stove and music and pasta and good company
  • Watching Florence Foster Jenkins
  • Cosy in bed with a hot water bottle
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Big winter landscapes with birds: black rooks in a tree, white gulls in a field, a flock of lapwings, a solitary buzzard
  • Seeing the fab British Art exhibition at Abbot Hall
  • Listening to The Howl and the Hum
  • Wearing my long black dress and my grey sweater
  • Watching a film, drinking tea and eating chocolate
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Using my newly tidied Filofax
  • Planning for the future
  • Curry for tea
  • Cosy under a blanket with a sudoku
  • A very early night with phenergan
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • The smell of the London Underground
  • Exploring Spitalfields
  • A fun, interesting and sweary meeting in Hoxton
  • Something to eat and a glass of wine at the Wellcome
  • Seeing Sarah
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +

The loveliest day out to Formby with Imogen:

  • Driving there in the car with Imogen doing her times tables activity book, chatting and being fabulous company
  • Seeing lots of red squirrels in the woods and feeding them nuts
  • Having our picnic and a cup of tea from the ice cream van in the fresh air and wonderful bright sunlight
  • Climbing on the sand dunes and sliding down the amazing sand cliff that Storm Eleanor made
  • Running into the sea and feeling full of life and energy
  • The amazing bright golden winter sun
  • Everyone on the beach with their families and their dogs having a lovely time
  • Getting warm and cosy in the car on the way home
  • A hot bath, hot tea and games by the stov...
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Somehow managing to get up at 6am for work
  • Creative expansive conversation
  • Taking a nice new profile pic
  • Those nice seeded tortilla chips and hummus with a glass of vermouth and lemonade
  • A lovely quiet peaceful evening at home
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Seeing Imogen and Isaac for breakfast and hugs
  • A lovely, interesting chat with Karen
  • Watching the light leach out of the sky behind the darkening silhouette of the bare winter trees, thinking about my year, and the year ahead
  • Cooking nice food and eating it with lovely wine
  • Wearing my long velvet jacket
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • A frosty, icy walk to the river
  • A day of doing not very much
  • Christmas dinner bubble and squeak for lunch
  • Scoffing chocolate and doing my jigsaw
  • A relaxing bath and bed
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Nobody is ill and everyone is happy and arrives on time for lunch
  • Seeing Mum and Dad and the boys enjoying each other’s company
  • Opening presents by the fire
  • A lovely pile of new books
  • The quiet when everyone has gone home
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • A loving goodbye to my old friend
  • Getting another big shop done
  • Wearing not black
  • Having our ‘mini Christmas party’ with nice food and wine
  • Swapping presents and happy talking by the fire
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Coffee and chatting with Dympna
  • Coming home from work with books and chocolates and wine
  • Browsing books at WH Smith at the airport
  • Cooking and eating tea with Isaac, Imogen and Sarah
  • Talking, drinking tea and eating mince pies with Sarah
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Seeing Imogen swimming so happily and strongly in her lesson
  • Cooking pancakes and playing the Little Grey Rabbit game with Imogen and Isaac
  • Tea and conversation and a little walk to the M&S garage in the fog
  • Watching the second half of The Fellowship of the Ring by the fire
  • Friendliness
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Listening to the radio in the car
  • Eating healthily all day
  • Nice conversations
  • Beautiful Grace
  • Getting slowly better at killer sudokus
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • A massive upstairs tidy-up
  • Printing my jam and chutney labels
  • Decorating the Christmas tree and watching the football with Imogen
  • Hearing Imogen singing softly to herself while she arranged the Christmas crib
  • Persevering with the killer sudoku even though I fucked it up
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Buying our Christmas trees and having soup for lunch
  • Using my new-to-me teapot
  • Pottering in the house with the Christmas tree and listening to the radio
  • Planning Christmas food and doing my first big shop
  • Cooking myself a fish pie from scratch and eating it with a glass of wine
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • A long phenergan sleep
  • Making Christmas pudding vodka
  • New cerise toenails
  • Cooking chicken and chorizo casserole
  • Eating the casserole and having a lovely time
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Talking to Donna in the car
  • Chatting with Patti in her kitchen which smells of gingerbread and Christmas cake
  • Curry and chocolate
  • Reading through the BookWorks submissions
  • A hot bath
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • A cold sunny winter day
  • A good outcome at work
  • A box of delicious GF pasta has come
  • A surprise visitor for tea, wine and conversation
  • Laughing
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Seeing children and families being creative and enjoying the Library
  • Being at work with Imogen
  • Helping Imogen to proudly light the stove all by herself
  • Playing games with Imogen and Grandpa
  • Talking to Imogen about what girls can do and be and what she could learn at university
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Beautiful enormous and ancient hills on the way to Buxton
  • Such an interesting morning seeing the crescent and pump room restorations, having coffee in the dome and meeting nice people
  • McDonalds for lunch
  • A good outcome
  • Being warm and cosy inside
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Waking up after a long deep comfortable sleep
  • A walk in the sunshine on the still, frosty common: the sight and sound of geese flying high in the sky, bright thin winter sun, luminous yellow and orange beech leaves and silhouetted trees, frost-rimed leaves and space to clear my head
  • Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool was such a great film
  • Being at HOME, having a drink, talking, enjoying being out
  • Lovely roast chicken, wine, conversation and excellent music
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Feeling energised and excited by new ideas and thinking at the MA conference
  • Meeting Michael in the art gallery for tea and a mad crazy conversation about nearly everything
  • Drinking peppermint tea in Starbucks opposite the Radisson Edwardian and enjoying that part of the city, the tall grand buildings and European vibe
  • Travelling by tram
  • Home to warm comfy pyjamas
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Feeling better from my cold
  • A day of resting
  • Tea
  • Grateful for my cosy home
  • Lots of Lewis
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • The longest sleep
  • Enjoying being in my beautiful house
  • Ordering logs for the winter
  • Chatting to Clare
  • Watching Lewis
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Tea
  • Grace is smiley and a pleasure to spend time with
  • Biscuits and more tea
  • A bath
  • Reading about INFJ mirroring
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • A lovely day with Imogen, doing the British Mammals jigsaw, making a half birthday cake, playing games on the iPad and watching her dancing
  • Her unique wit and humour
  • The return of normality
  • Lighting the stove and keeping warm
  • Watching Sideways
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • Not going into work until after lunch
  • Lovely sunshine
  • It’s nice to see Michael for a little while
  • Sitting in Starbucks with a mug of mint tea, doing some work
  • Poached eggs on toast, tea and pyjamas
feb 8 2018 ∞
feb 8 2018 +
  • It’s light again in the morning for a little while
  • Watching the Fox Searchlight props team turn the Library into an Oxford college
  • Lovely golden sunshine
  • Home to curl up with a blanket on the sofa
  • Reading about Turn End house and garden
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • I think taking my levothyroxine early might’ve helped me wake up sooner
  • Possibly scoring a triumph at work
  • Eating mostly healthily
  • Successful lantern shopping at Ikea
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • Everyone at the optician is friendly and nice
  • Newly coloured hair
  • Making soup and Sunshine Apples with the radio on
  • Talking and eating and drinking wine
  • Watching Mistress America
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • A lovely lie-in with lots of cups of tea and my diary
  • Nice new nude nail polish
  • Loving Vincent was beautiful
  • Delicious Lebanese food, plus wine and fab conversation
  • Tea and cosiness
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +

A very average day with not much to remember

feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • A little lie-in
  • Such fun with Imogen at Ikea
  • Talking about things
  • Playing games
  • Chatting and cuddling at bedtime
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • Seeing the exhibition going up and beginning to look amazing
  • Chocolate
  • Crazy wind and rain
  • Pyjamas, wine, shepherds pie
  • My cosy bed
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • Sitting up in my bed on a lovely sunny morning, drinking tea and listening to church bells
  • Finishing the crossword
  • Lunch with my lovely friends
  • Seeing a hot air balloon
  • It's nice to be home listening to the radio and drinking tea
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • My back is improved from sleeping on the other bed
  • Talking to Michael and Patti
  • Getting some writing done
  • Feeling much better
  • A lovely evening of dinner and chatting and listening to music
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • Coffee and chatting with Patti at her house
  • Hearing about Mum's novel and trying to do the crossword with Dad, and making them laugh
  • Reading Patti's book about Turn End houses and garden
  • The moon is in the sky
  • My waves app and positive self-talk
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • Finishing my book in bed
  • A nice chat and coffee with Alison
  • The smell of clean washing
  • Doing some cooking
  • A lovely catch-up over dinner and wine
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • Walking into Didsbury and having a coffee in the sun at the Deli
  • Working outside in the mild, still, sunny garden
  • A pile of home-grown veg: red cabbage, beans, pink fir apple potatoes
  • Eating the veg for my tea stir fried with salmon, sitting on the back step listening to a blackbird chooking in the still quiet evening
  • Lovely swimming, bubbles and steam
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • Breakfast in bed
  • The kind helpful lady at Specsavers
  • Gentle sunshine
  • Reading quietly
  • A brisk walk while apple crumble was cooking
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • Waking with relief to find it's morning
  • The view over the Duddon Estuary
  • Blowing the cobwebs away walking round Hodbarrow RSPB reserve
  • Listening to the sound of the tide rushing in and out and finding heart-shaped stones on the beach
  • Regaining some of my good humour by sitting drinking tea and eating delicious food at Gillams in Ulverston
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • Chatting and having breakfast with Katharine
  • Setting out on my little adventure to Sheffield
  • Lots of fun and laughter at the Japanese tapas place
  • Seeing interesting bits of Sheffield and walking around chatting
  • Dylan LeBlanc was AMAZING
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • Having good ideas with Michael
  • Seeing Patti and chatting with her
  • Nice pizza and wine and pudding and mint tea at Pizza Express
  • Ryan Adams played 'Magnolia Mountain' for me
  • Home and bed
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • Alison saying she feels more able to face the day after talking with me
  • Getting my jobs done
  • A bit of fresh air and sunshine
  • Editing my daily lists and remembering what makes me special
  • Cerise nail polish
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • Breakfast in bed with Imogen
  • Running a successful and popular Heritage Open Day
  • Getting home and having a hot shower to warm up
  • Nice chatting over dinner
  • Two episodes of Westworld
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • Having good ideas even though they disappeared
  • A very busy and productive day
  • Eating only fruit for snacks
  • Making a nice chickeny apricotty curried rice thing for tea
  • Making my own 'healthy mix' haha
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • Discovering the ocean waves sound app to help me sleep when I'm anxious
  • Things going better than I feared
  • A bath and Sibelius's Seventh Symphony
  • A lovely evening of food and wine and Westworld
  • Kindness and warmth
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • Photographing the C18th travel journal for Mum to transcribe
  • All the leaf teas at Birchfields Road Sainsbury's
  • A nice surprise meal and wine and chat
  • Watching some more Westworld
  • Sleep and the thought of a day to myself
feb 6 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • Doing proper cooking of lunch and a pudding
  • A lovely time with Karen, Anya, Imogen and Isaac, talking and catching up
  • Being told by Anya that my jeans are very trendy and my hair looks good
  • Such a lovely evening going into HOME on the tram and eating outside under the shadow of Engels
  • Final Portrait was a beautiful film and Paris looked gorgeous
feb 5 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • Breakfast with Imogen and seeing her happy reaction to the surprise of Matty
  • Seeing Sarah again
  • A lovely evening cooking salmon and talking and watching Westworld
  • Brilliant connection and metaphor and resolution and meaning
  • Thinking about liminality and bridges
feb 5 2018 ∞
feb 6 2018 +
  • Meeting with Gaby who is going to save us
  • Walking into town with Michael at lunchtime and looking for orangey nail polish in Boots
  • A rollie and a cup of tea in the garden
  • Doing more of Isaac's washing
  • Watching Game of Thrones on my new FREE TV box
feb 5 2018 ∞
feb 5 2018 +
  • Squirrels and trees and greenness and birdsong
  • Watching Imogen enjoy learning to ride a Segway
  • Cycling around the village past the lakes and little rivers
  • Playing volleyball in the pool
  • Sleeping in my own bed without being next to a bag of snakes
feb 5 2018 ∞
feb 5 2018 +
  • A lazy day
  • Reading Dorothy Rowe on faith
  • Newly painted finger and toe nails
  • A nice afternoon drinking tea and sitting in the garden reading and chatting
  • Getting my outfit ready for tomorrow
feb 5 2018 ∞
feb 5 2018 +
  • Getting up, having my tea downstairs and finishing some writing for work before going in later
  • Chatting to Joel and Evie
  • Finding out that we got the AIM grant
  • Good ideas
  • My lovely sons
feb 5 2018 ∞
feb 5 2018 +
  • My hair goes ok
  • Date slices
  • Taking Mum to work to see the exhibition and a nice lunch at the Metropolitan
  • Sitting in the sun with green tea
  • Game of Thrones
feb 5 2018 ∞
feb 5 2018 +
  • A lovely slow morning after a proper phenergan sleep
  • Washing and ironing
  • Writing about my exploration of faith and atheism
  • A lovely surprise evening going out for a drink at Volta and then having lamb steaks and small chips
  • A funny little hipster dog with a neckerchief
feb 5 2018 ∞
feb 5 2018 +
  • Tea very early in the morning
  • Our lovely exhibition
  • Sitting in the sun at lunchtime
  • Eggs and bacon for tea
  • Two episodes of Game of Thrones
feb 5 2018 ∞
feb 5 2018 +
  • It was nice to be at work talking to the volunteers and visitors
  • Picking lavender and talking in the sun with a lovely person
  • A sweet hug goodbye
  • Imogen running to meet me in Tesco
  • Snuggling up in bed and reading Winnie the Pooh
feb 5 2018 ∞
feb 5 2018 +
  • Enjoying working with Sarah and her team
  • Austerity lunch again
  • A lovely evening drinking wine at the Metropolitan
  • Including sitting outside for a bit
  • And lovely conversation
feb 5 2018 ∞
feb 5 2018 +
  • Going to the Hepworth to see the Howard Hodgkin exhibition
  • Being thrifty and taking my own lunch and coffee
  • Driving back over the moors
  • French nail polish
  • Fresh warm homemade scones with jam and cream
feb 4 2018 ∞
feb 4 2018 +
  • Gaby is insightful and inspiring
  • Sitting outside in the sun at the Metropolitan drinking mint tea and writing up notes from the session
  • Nice prawn risotto and crumble and wine and coffee
  • Sitting outside in the last rays of the sun, talking and listening to a blackbird singing
  • Watching House of Cards even though we didn't understand what on earth was going on
feb 4 2018 ∞
feb 4 2018 +
  • A lie-in and a quiet morning writing and thinking
  • Washing my sheets and hoovering under the bed and making my bedroom tidy and nice
  • Doing some ironing
  • Swimming and then sitting in the bubble pool
  • Bright pink nail polish
feb 4 2018 ∞
feb 4 2018 +
  • Listening to Julie Byrne in the rain on the way to work
  • Going to Imogen's open afternoon and seeing all her lovely careful work
  • Playing Cluedo with Imogen and feeding her cups of tea and snacks
  • Delicious fillet steak with garlic butter and a glass of merlot
  • Cosy and comfy on the sofa watching House of Cards
feb 4 2018 ∞
feb 4 2018 +

Another brilliant day at Bluedot:

  • Lying on the blanket in the shade at the Roots stage
  • Lots of sunshine, beer, nice food, music and chatting
  • The moon, the telescope and dancing to Orbital
  • A magical illuminated procession of moons and stars and an owl
  • The amazing Soulwax set and then walking back in the dark via the light sculptures and fire installation
feb 4 2018 ∞
feb 4 2018 +
  • Sitting in the sun eating sushi for lunch
  • Talking to Toby on the phone
  • Ruby Tingle and the Frog Gentleman
  • Feeling useful
  • A clean moisturised face
feb 4 2018 ∞
feb 4 2018 +
  • Driving to Silverdale and listening to music
  • Arriving at Arnside: silence, the lapping of the waves and the sound of oystercatchers calling
  • The vast and wonderful expanse of Morecambe Bay
  • The train across the estuary and the way sounds carry for miles
  • Lying in the sun on soft flowery grass, tucked under the cliff watching the bay
  • The way the woods go right down to the shore
  • The lovely feeling of the sun on my skin, tired from walking, wild and messy and happy
  • A kestrel hovering over Dobshall Wood
  • The taste of wild raspberries
  • Chips and a half of shandy outside the Royal Silverdale Hotel in the sun
jan 30 2018 ∞
jan 30 2018 +
  • Feeling that maybe, slowly, things are moving along a bit at work
  • Grace is lovely
  • A good, interesting meeting
  • Snuggling on the sofa with my book
  • An early night with phenergan
jan 30 2018 ∞
jan 30 2018 +
  • Pottering in the garden in my pyjamas, watering and pruning and deadheading roses
  • Crochet while listening to Agnes Obel
  • Tea, chocolate brownies and conversation in the sun underneath Patti's pear tree
  • Watching House of Cards and drinking interesting beer
  • Comforting things
jan 30 2018 ∞
jan 30 2018 +
  • Reading old diaries and realising how much happier and stronger I am now
  • Picking a big bowl of strawberries from the garden
  • Editing all day
  • Interesting music by Ex Easter Island Head
  • Twinkly lights in the dark night garden and the scent of honeysuckle
jan 30 2018 ∞
jan 30 2018 +
  • Finding something slightly better than yesterday to wear in this heat
  • Making a decision to go shopping for hot weather work clothes sometime soon
  • Laughing at work
  • A bowl of freshly picked homegrown strawberries
  • A shower and bed
jan 30 2018 ∞
jan 30 2018 +
  • Hugs with Isaac
  • A lovely walk in Fletcher Moss with Imogen and Clare and Stephen
  • Very early lime blossom
  • Sunny lunch outside at the Didsbury
  • Playing in the paddling pool
  • Lying on the sofa with the French doors open in the warm evening
jan 16 2018 ∞
jan 16 2018 +
  • The big poem about Manchester on the wall in the Arndale
  • Going home early
  • Wearing my Nashville shirt and nice necklaces
  • A fun gig and all the pleasure of going into town on a warm summer night
  • Getting into bed at last
jan 16 2018 ∞
jan 16 2018 +
  • Imogen is so lovely...
  • ...writing her beautiful Father's Day card and wanting to share her blueberry muffins with Daddy
  • A restful afternoon
  • The garden is beautiful even in the rain
  • Looking on Pinterest for outfit ideas
jan 16 2018 ∞
jan 16 2018 +
  • Voting Labour on the way to work
  • Having the afternoon off
  • Enjoying editing
  • Nice newly painted nails
  • Feeling excited about the election results
sep 11 2017 ∞
sep 11 2017 +
  • Torrential rain and fierce wind that batters and soaks the garden is strangely uplifting
  • Seeing a bus with 'I ❤️ MCR' on the front display
  • Looking after myself by listening to the radio, tidying up, eating scrambled eggs on toast and having a bath
  • Seeing the reality of the situation
  • Bed
sep 11 2017 ∞
sep 11 2017 +
  • My hair looks better now the toner has washed out
  • Finding a fab maxi dress in Sainsbury's for £22 which is really similar to one at John Lewis costing £109
  • 'I will do anything for chocolate cake'
  • Making a bed for Sylvanian mice
  • Reading Winnie the Pooh
sep 11 2017 ∞
sep 11 2017 +
  • Learning about Energy Profiling!
  • It was good to be back in the city centre
  • Going to see the flowers in St Ann's Square: the teddies and balloons, the sea of colour, the scent, the silence, the emotion
  • Beautiful pink clouds in the evening light
  • My toner is washing out and my hair looks more like my own
sep 11 2017 ∞
sep 11 2017 +
  • Buying plants for my summer pots
  • Planting them up and making the garden look nice
  • Warmth and sunshine
  • A bee tweet
  • A hot bath
sep 11 2017 ∞
sep 11 2017 +
  • A good sleep helps
  • Digging in the garden all day
  • Planting out French beans, cabbages and courgettes
  • The beautiful smell of the roses outside the back windows
  • Ice cream
sep 11 2017 ∞
sep 11 2017 +
  • Tickling and cuddling and laughing
  • Lovely Imogen playing Sylvanian Families by herself while I cut the grass
  • Liverpool are back in the Champions League
  • Rhubarb jam
  • Sitting with the French doors open looking out at the beautiful garden
sep 11 2017 ∞
sep 11 2017 +
  • Sitting in the fresh green garden in the sun
  • Potting up French Beans and smelling roses
  • Making our Manchester After Hours event a success despite hitches
  • Chocolate
  • Fun and friendship
sep 11 2017 ∞
sep 11 2017 +
  • Patti's crabapple jelly on toast with butter - such a beautiful colour
  • More thinking about faith
  • Discussions with Julia and a plan for new nice hair
  • Feeling happy in my house, with my life
  • Reading Peter Enns
sep 11 2017 ∞
sep 11 2017 +
  • A lovely time with Patti
  • Thinking about past experiences and how they have contributed to a more resilient me
  • Eating cake even though I shouldn't have
  • Trying out lots of dark eye makeup
  • Reading
jun 10 2017 ∞
jun 10 2017 +
  • Wearing my new-to-me silver necklace
  • Getting all sorts of shit locked down at work
  • A brilliantly interesting and creative meeting with clever and thoughtful people
  • Sitting in the sunny garden having my tea
  • Sowing some lettuce
jun 10 2017 ∞
jun 10 2017 +
  • A lovely relaxed morning
  • Getting my shit together with work
  • Yummy tea and lovely conversation
  • Seeing The Railway Children
  • Warmth and closeness
jun 10 2017 ∞
jun 10 2017 +
  • Going into work a bit late
  • Sitting in the sun at lunchtime
  • Good talks and ideas
  • Chatting to Toby
  • A bath and thinking about Byron Katie
jun 10 2017 ∞
jun 10 2017 +
  • Morning fun with Imogen eating breakfast, playing on the iPad ("Grandma. It's not real life!"), watching Hetty Feather , having a bath, listening to music, reading Winnie the Pooh , painting our clay pots, laughing, eating second breakfast, driving back to Daddy's
  • Getting ready for SFTOC and being quite pleased with my hair
  • A brilliantly fun day going in to Salford on the bus, sharing a coffee, sitting in Islington Mill courtyard consulting our lists and marking up the programme while listening to music, laughing, talking, eating curry, watching bands, getting tea and chocolate and listening to great music at the Deli Lama, walking back into Manchester via the Ordsall Chord and seeing a fox
  • The outstandingly good performance by the BBC Philharmonic, Ex Easter Island Head and Laura Cannell at Salford Cathedral
jun 10 2017 ∞
jun 10 2017 +
  • Not waving my hair for a change
  • Good conversations
  • Lovely Sarah and her brilliant mind
  • Eating healthily all day
  • Reading and keeping warm
jun 10 2017 ∞
jun 10 2017 +
  • Waking up and drinking tea and being glad it's the morning
  • My new-to-me coat has arrived and it's lovely
  • Watching Byron Katie videos and trying to be positive about being old and fat
  • A bath
  • Gel nail polish
jun 10 2017 ∞
jun 10 2017 +
  • A wonderful meeting with Gaby in her beautiful garden workspace
  • Naughty coffee and walnut cake and a cup of tea
  • A surprise visit from Alison, a glass of wine and a chat
  • In bed with a hot water bottle
  • Watching Byron Katie videos
jun 4 2017 ∞
jun 4 2017 +
  • Going into work on the tram and Manchester looks beautiful in the sun
  • Moving and cleaning books all morning
  • Lunch in Greengate Square with Patti
  • Walking through the city centre to a meeting at Central Library
  • St Peter's Square feels like a proper European plaza now
jun 4 2017 ∞
jun 4 2017 +
  • The morning to myself
  • Cutting the grass
  • Buying craft supplies with Imogen
  • Doing clay and painting and making cake and lemon curd
  • Cuddling and reading The House at Pooh Corner
jun 4 2017 ∞
jun 4 2017 +
  • WE HAVE TICKETS FOR DYLAN LEBLANC!!!
  • The HLF meeting goes ok
  • Wine
  • Isaac sends me a link to "Kourtney Kardashian's Dairy and Gluten Free Cookies"
  • Bed
may 7 2017 ∞
may 7 2017 +
  • Imogen is happy again: "I've had a sleep and I've thinked and I feel better now"
  • Making cheese and ham toasties for Imogen and Isaac
  • Doing my toenails
  • Chatting and listening to music and reading the paper
  • Roast chicken with pesto and new potatoes and red wine
may 7 2017 ∞
may 7 2017 +
  • Problem solving
  • Walking round Greengate at lunchtime
  • University Challenge Twitter excitement
  • Love and appreciation from both my boys ❤️
  • Having the stove on
may 7 2017 ∞
may 7 2017 +
  • Doing some tonal drawing in the morning and being quite pleased with the results
  • Going for a lovely sunny walk by the Mersey
  • Driving to Fryers for some veg plants
  • Practising acceptance of 'what is'
  • Crocheting and listening to music
may 7 2017 ∞
may 7 2017 +
  • A lovely lie-in
  • A surprise trip to IKEA
  • Tea and conversation
  • Lovely Imogen running to meet me at After School Club
  • Seeing how happy she is at school and how lovely Mr Kilcoyne is
apr 29 2017 ∞
apr 29 2017 +
  • Back to work
  • A buzzy exciting meeting with the Breakout people
  • Finding a little origami boat inside a wooden trunk
  • Wavy hair
  • Happy chatting, eating and a gig
apr 29 2017 ∞
apr 29 2017 +
  • Breakfast and getting ready with Sarie and Rosie
  • Wearing my new jade dress
  • Andy and Alison's wedding is lovely
  • Delicious roast lamb and lovely wine
  • Comfy and cosy back at the hotel
apr 29 2017 ∞
apr 29 2017 +
  • Coffee at Piccadilly Station
  • Looking at clothes and buying a few
  • Writing and thinking
  • Washing and ironing
  • Phenergan
apr 29 2017 ∞
apr 29 2017 +
  • Such a lovely day with my boys and Imogen
  • Cooking and eating roast chicken
  • Playing Cluedo and cards
  • Laughing and being kind to each other
  • Watching the football at Isaac's
apr 29 2017 ∞
apr 29 2017 +
  • Reading Nancy Kline's Time to Think
  • Wavy hair
  • Lovely conversation
  • The fabulous Moon Duo at Band on the Wall
  • Tea and toast in bed at midnight
apr 29 2017 ∞
apr 29 2017 +
  • Deep and enlightening thinking
  • A beautiful late afternoon walk in the late sun and fading light, the smell of green shoots, birdsong and freshness
  • Goosander ducks on the Mersey
  • The scent of early flowering shrubs in posh gardens
  • A creme egg
apr 29 2017 ∞
apr 29 2017 +
  • Thinking about the tattoo I might have
  • Wearing my hidden leopard skirt
  • Tea and conversation at Wine and Wallop
  • Watching Cold Feet under a blanket in my pyjamas
  • Phenergan and bed
apr 29 2017 ∞
apr 29 2017 +
  • The HLF meeting goes ok
  • A creme egg as a reward
  • Off work for a few days now
  • A bath
  • Phenergan
apr 29 2017 ∞
apr 29 2017 +
  • A nice slow start to the morning
  • Black cherry nails
  • Nice newly highlighted and trimmed hair
  • A nice meal with an interesting person
  • "You are so nice, Grandma, peeling my pear and cutting it up for me."
apr 29 2017 ∞
apr 29 2017 +
  • Sunshine
  • Lunch at Pret
  • A sense of relief
  • Baked sweet potato with chicken and avocado for tea
  • Very early into bed with phenergan
apr 29 2017 ∞
apr 29 2017 +
  • Going into town on the tram via the newly opened Second City Crossing
  • Drinking coffee and writing in my journal
  • Looking at books at Waterstones and then buying some
  • Watching Moonlight at HOME
  • Curry for tea, a bath and phenergan
apr 29 2017 ∞
apr 29 2017 +
  • Interviewing artists
  • Storm Doris
  • Tea
  • A bath
  • Phenergan
apr 29 2017 ∞
apr 29 2017 +
  • A fun trip to IKEA
  • Talking
  • New nice things
  • Tea and toast
  • A bath
apr 29 2017 ∞
apr 29 2017 +
  • A later start this morning
  • Good conversations at work
  • Seeing the beautiful and magical at-least-five-hundred-years-old Astrologica
  • My gorgeous Imogen
  • Shopping for tea in Didsbury with her
apr 29 2017 ∞
apr 29 2017 +
  • Alison's kindness
  • Talking to Fergus
  • Taking books to readers and shelving them again afterwards: proper library work!
  • A lovely treat of seeing Imogen for tea, cards, a bath and hair wash and then taking her home again in her pyjamas and my big soft dressing gown
  • Sleep
apr 29 2017 ∞
apr 29 2017 +
  • It's so good to feel better again
  • Making bear paw cakes, playing games, colouring, talking
  • Cuddling and reading Mrs Apple in bed while a warm soft sleepy girl in her pyjamas eats toast and drinks milk
  • Thinking about clothes
  • Remembering to be fierce
apr 29 2017 ∞
apr 29 2017 +
  • Not having to go into work
  • Keeping warm
  • Making soup
  • Eating soup
  • A hot bath
apr 29 2017 ∞
apr 29 2017 +
  • Cuddling in bed with the golden-haired pyjamaed one
  • Feeling grateful for how our family has grown and become stronger and happier
  • Being excited for Imogen at the City game with Ben
  • A lovely tidy house
  • The pleasure of listening and being patient and kind and understanding to someone I care about
feb 19 2017 ∞
feb 19 2017 +
  • Exciting festival news
  • Interesting arty conversations
  • Lunch at PKB with interesting people
  • Home and getting warm again
  • A useful revelation about gluten
feb 19 2017 ∞
feb 19 2017 +
  • Feeling slimmer (even though the scales say I'm not)
  • Going out for tapas
  • The fish and chip shop which the three old ladies ran has turned into a nice restaurant
  • Happy talking and listening to music
  • Loveliness
feb 10 2017 ∞
feb 10 2017 +
  • Eating healthily all day
  • Lee has fixed the stove... maybe
  • Very low calorie cauliflower and chicken curry which was very nice
  • A lovely bath
  • Clean sheets
feb 10 2017 ∞
feb 10 2017 +
  • Frost first thing in the morning
  • Shortlisting for the Meeting Point artists
  • A good brisk walk at lunchtime
  • Minestrone soup
  • A nice bath
feb 10 2017 ∞
feb 10 2017 +
  • Morning cuddles
  • Seeing Imogen bring brave at her swimming lesson
  • Talking about the women's march together
  • Listening to some good poetry and fiction in an interesting venue
  • A walk with music
feb 10 2017 ∞
feb 10 2017 +
  • Another day of healthy eating and nearly 10,000 steps
  • Having a brilliant idea about art at work
  • A walk in the dark with music
  • My lovely new carved wooden spoon for epsom salts
  • Moonblush tomatoes are slowly drying in the oven while I sleep
feb 10 2017 ∞
feb 10 2017 +
  • Bare wintry trees full of mistletoe balls
  • A hug with Anna
  • Pruning the fig tree with Stephen
  • The most incredible golden light on the hills with slate grey sky behind them, as I drove through the middle of a double rainbow
  • Hot chocolate and listening to Faithless to keep me awake on the way home
feb 10 2017 ∞
feb 10 2017 +
  • It's nice to see Libby
  • Coffee
  • A good discussion about our artist brief
  • The smell of clean washing drying on the radiator
  • A few flakes of snow
feb 10 2017 ∞
feb 10 2017 +
  • Going shopping for clothes
  • Turquoise nail polish and my crocheted mermaid scarf
  • Watching the mesmerising and thought-provoking Eagle Huntress
  • Having a drink in the lovely bar at HOME
  • The most brilliant time at the Refuge, eating Voltini and drinking wine and talking and laughing
feb 10 2017 ∞
feb 10 2017 +
  • Positive talking with Donna and Alison
  • A nice surprise cup of tea and lots of laughing
  • Leftover chicken casserole and smooshed avocado salad
  • Swimming
  • Thinking about clothes
feb 10 2017 ∞
feb 10 2017 +
  • Imogen sweetly looking after Baby Annabelle
  • Teaching Imogen to play Cluedo and Rummy and then playing them pretty much all day
  • She is just so beautiful
  • Reading The Essex Serpent
  • Being warm in bed tonight, unlike last night
feb 10 2017 ∞
feb 10 2017 +
  • East Didsbury Tesco is so nice, with wooden trolley houses, cheerful smiling staff, and 1970s disco music playing
  • Inspiring words from Brian McLaren and The Work of the People
  • 2017 is my year of being fierce
  • A nice evening with wine, food, laughing, chocolate trifle, Nashville and sky lanterns
  • Xu Yuan light rose slowly the sky, do not forget Wishing oh
feb 10 2017 ∞
feb 10 2017 +
  • Imogen absorbed by setting up her play post office all by herself
  • A nice frosty sunny walk on the common with Toby
  • Reading my manuscript book while Toby does things on his computer
  • Quiche and salad
  • A hot bath
feb 10 2017 ∞
feb 10 2017 +
  • Everybody is cheerful and behaves themselves all day
  • The sun streaming in while I cook lunch and the others do the Birds of Prey jigsaw
  • Lunch is delicious
  • It's lovely having both my boys around
  • Imogen is a darling
feb 10 2017 ∞
feb 10 2017 +
  • Sitting in bed with the low bright sun on my face, feeling my mood lift
  • An unexpected visit from Isaac who proceeds to tell me all about the history of hip hop
  • The low winter sun shining right through the house from back to front, illuminating the front porch like Newgrange burial chamber
  • Such a lovely surprise present of a book I had wanted
  • A delicious christmassy meal and an episode of Nashville
jan 26 2017 ∞
jan 26 2017 +
  • A quiet restful day
  • Listening to Christmas music
  • Swimming, bubble and steam
  • Fried banana and ice cream
  • Clean sheets
jan 26 2017 ∞
jan 26 2017 +
  • Tidying the house and putting up Christmas cards
  • Positive thinking
  • Decorating the Christmas tree
  • Cuddles and Mrs Apple
  • Making gingerbread dough
jan 26 2017 ∞
jan 26 2017 +
  • A song thrush singing in the early morning darkness at Burnage station
  • Coffee
  • Fog over the Vale of York
  • Beautiful Newcastle
  • Doing my presentation really well
jan 26 2017 ∞
jan 26 2017 +
  • A lovely peaceful day
  • Planting out hyacinth bulbs
  • Making more chilli jam
  • Talking to Clare on the phone
  • A happy evening eating roast chicken, going to see the lights at Media City and having a drink at the Lowry
jan 26 2017 ∞
jan 26 2017 +
  • Blue hyacinths
  • No sugar all day
  • All my Christmas presents bought and sorted
  • A nice bath with patchouli and orange bubbles
  • Nails all neatly cut
jan 26 2017 ∞
jan 26 2017 +
  • Imogen doesn't wake up til quarter to nine
  • Snuggling under the patchwork quilt in the sunshine, Imogen reading Green Smoke and me reading Roger Deakin
  • Making pies together
  • A lovely afternoon chatting and reading the paper
  • A beautiful crescent moon and a bright cold starry night
jan 5 2017 ∞
jan 5 2017 +
  • Planning exciting art projects
  • Talking to Patti
  • More cake
  • Jonathan making me laugh
  • A bath, pyjamas and phenergan
jan 5 2017 ∞
jan 5 2017 +
  • Imogen stops coughing at some point in the night and sleeps well
  • Imogen enjoying reading The Faraway Tree
  • Bright sunshine, a tidy house, clean washing
  • Delicious casserole with chicken, chorizo and red peppers
  • Talking about things
dec 28 2016 ∞
dec 28 2016 +
  • Going back to sleep
  • More working hard
  • A gorgeous bright sunny day
  • Staying off sugar
  • A hot bath and the stove
dec 23 2016 ∞
dec 23 2016 +
  • An interesting day thinking about artist briefs
  • Gluten free chocolate cake
  • Walking back to York station in the dark and drizzle, kicking through leaves and looking up at the walls
  • Remembering times in York many years ago
  • Home at last
dec 23 2016 ∞
dec 23 2016 +
  • Warm and snug in bed and no rush to get up
  • The arrival of happy lovely Imogen ...
  • ... who wants to eat eggy bread for lunch
  • A fun time in Bruntwood Park
  • Bath, teatime, play dough, Mrs Apple
dec 23 2016 ∞
dec 23 2016 +
  • A great meeting with lots of great ideas and interesting thinking
  • Chocolate biscuits
  • We have coffee and a cafetière at work now
  • Working late and feeling useful
  • Laughing so much at home group about the gift of tongues
dec 15 2016 ∞
dec 15 2016 +
  • Imogen has three breakfasts, makes a den, does some painting, tries to secretly carry on reading her book while giving me a hug goodbye, and is utterly lovely
  • Pale pink nail polish and my hair goes right
  • Thin autumn-winter light over the Cheshire countryside
  • The smell of woodsmoke
  • A warm jumper, pyjamas and bed
dec 15 2016 ∞
dec 15 2016 +
  • Lovely coffee
  • A good meeting that moved things forward
  • Positive support from powerful people
  • Making a difference with my editing skills
  • A bath and bed
nov 15 2016 ∞
nov 15 2016 +
  • A lovely sunshiney autumn walk on the common, kicking the crisp bright leaves
  • A cup of coffee and Upstream by Mary Oliver
  • Black cherry nail polish
  • My hair goes right
  • An interesting evening meeting someone new
nov 15 2016 ∞
nov 15 2016 +
  • Visiting Rosemary in her beautiful farmhouse, seeing her lovely studio and talking and talking
  • The rain-soaked countryside with dark grey skies, rushing rivers and greens orange hills
  • Happy happy Imogen so excited about being seven and a half, helping to make her cake, loving feeling like a bigger girl
  • A lovely evening playing board games and having sparklers with Grandpa
  • A bath and sitting by the stove
nov 6 2016 ∞
nov 6 2016 +
  • Tea, toast and marmalade
  • Coffee and chocolate
  • Being brave
  • Cerise nails
  • A sweet and lovely evening
nov 6 2016 ∞
nov 6 2016 +
  • My beautiful Imogen
  • Planting acorns in a pot
  • Doing Hama beads
  • Cuddling
  • A fun evening seeing Wooden Shjips and having a drink at the Refuge Bar
nov 6 2016 ∞
nov 6 2016 +
  • Thank goodness for morning
  • Alison is lovely
  • It's good to write things down
  • Tealights in the cloisters
  • I'm not scared of duty managing and locking up anymore
nov 6 2016 ∞
nov 6 2016 +

Arnside:

  • Woodsmoke from across the estuary
  • Acorns nestled in the mud
  • The eeriness of the tide siren
  • The light across the bay
  • The sound of oystercatchers
  • Silence
  • Sunlight catching the tops of the fells
  • The smell of autumn leaves in the woods
  • Walking back in the dusky darkness and looking back at the light reflected on the high tide
  • Fish and chips and a pot of tea
oct 23 2016 ∞
oct 23 2016 +
  • A flock of geese flying low over the house in the grey still morning
  • Reading Brian McLaren on the train
  • The smell of London
  • A happy day with Toby
  • Playing Risk with Daran and Toby at their lovely flat with Matty the dog
oct 23 2016 ∞
oct 23 2016 +
  • At least starting the day eating healthily
  • The pleasure of a neatly done bit of mending
  • A beautiful sunny day
  • Sorting out my cupboards and drawers and moving things about
  • Watching football and eating ice cream in my pyjamas
oct 23 2016 ∞
oct 23 2016 +
  • Waking up slowly and breakfast in bed
  • Hugs and kindness and being a friend
  • Spaghetti for tea with Grandpa and Fiona, and ovaltine chocolate with vitamins in from Switzerland
  • Imogen getting preparations and prepositions muddled up
  • A new, very soft pyjama top
oct 17 2016 ∞
oct 17 2016 +
  • My hair goes ok
  • The day is busy and intense but productive
  • A most unexpectedly delicious gluten-free pizza at Bella Italia
  • Hearing Michael Symmons Roberts talk at the Cathedral Poetry Prize
  • 'Our blessings shall be writ in water'
oct 12 2016 ∞
oct 12 2016 +
  • Picking blackberries and walking in the woods and fields
  • Apple and rosemary jelly
  • The beautiful mudflats and stony beach at Clevedon and the view across the Bristol Channel
  • A cup of tea and good conversation
  • Roast chicken for supper
oct 12 2016 ∞
oct 12 2016 +
  • Something nice
  • Coffee and granola bar from Costa on the way to work
  • Going to Bury Art Gallery to hear Simon Morris talk about the 'Reading as Art' exhibition
  • Glorious sunshine
  • Listening to Jamie Woon on the way home from work
oct 5 2016 ∞
oct 5 2016 +
  • A long sleep
  • A lovely sunny day
  • Peace and quiet
  • A hot bath
  • An early night
oct 5 2016 ∞
oct 5 2016 +
  • Resisting biscuits
  • It's a Patti day
  • We got accepted for a brilliant art project grant at work!
  • Happy music in the car
  • A lovely surprising evening
oct 5 2016 ∞
oct 5 2016 +
  • Not eating sugar or dairy all day (apart from Patti's delicious ginger flapjack)
  • A fabulous long chat with Patti
  • My hair looked quite good today
  • Going to HOME on the tram to see the brilliant Captain Fantastic
  • Tea and listening to music and drinking wine and eating chips at HOME
oct 3 2016 ∞
oct 3 2016 +
  • A nice slow morning with time to think and write
  • Toast and marmalade and lots of cups of tea
  • Sitting in the sun listening to Iron and Wine Ghost on Ghost
  • A sudden burst of enthusiasm for crochet bunting
  • Chocolate helps an evening at work to go faster
oct 3 2016 ∞
oct 3 2016 +
  • Wearing my new black tunic dress from Sweden
  • Feeling focused and determined
  • A cup of tea in the sunshine at lunchtime
  • Managing to not look entirely stupid in a meeting
  • Pyjamas and bed
sep 21 2016 ∞
sep 21 2016 +
  • Another lovely sunny day
  • Making marmalade and bread with Imogen
  • Cutting the grass
  • A couple of hours of peace while Imogen was at Faye's
  • Reading Mrs Apple to a very sleepy girl
sep 21 2016 ∞
sep 21 2016 +
  • The beautiful Maritime Museum cafe with its gorgeous scandi interior, elegant flowers, glass mugs and candles, and sunny outside space with wirework chairs and linen cushions and a huge white shade canopy like a sail
  • Finding lovely things in the Helsingor charity shops
  • Delicious fresh juice and an apple and cinnamon muffin at the airport
  • Taking off over the Oresund Bridge with the moon reflected over the sea
  • Being back at home drinking tea in the dark, still quiet garden that smells faintly of mint
sep 16 2016 ∞
sep 16 2016 +
  • Walking to church in the quiet morning sun
  • Lunch of homemade gluten-free bread, cheese with caraway seeds and strawberry jam with liquorice
  • The loveliness of the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
  • Shopping at Fotek
  • Chicken muffins, chips and remoulade for tea
sep 16 2016 ∞
sep 16 2016 +
  • Discovering Malcolm Guite
  • Listening to his talk about faith and doubt in the car
  • Coffee with Patti
  • Warm sunshine
  • Pizza and wine and talking and watching Nashville
sep 16 2016 ∞
sep 16 2016 +
  • No more smelly toilets and wet tents
  • A lovely drive through Wiltshire and a little stop in Salisbury for breakfast and a look at the cathedral
  • Friendly chatting
  • Home to a hot bath and a proper cup of tea
  • Mike's poem
sep 16 2016 ∞
sep 16 2016 +
  • Nice curries for lunch
  • Margo Price singing country songs from Nashville
  • Whitney were brilliant and reminded me why I'd come
  • Drinking hot cider watching Phosphorescent
  • Garlic and rosemary chips sitting by the lovely fire in the darkness
sep 16 2016 ∞
sep 16 2016 +
  • Eating mostly healthily
  • Getting lots done at work
  • Sorting things out, being organised and making flapjack
  • Buying a lovely print of a heron for Mum's birthday
  • Bed
sep 16 2016 ∞
sep 16 2016 +
  • Breakfast in the garden in the sun
  • Fairly healthy eating
  • I am not scared of opening up the library anymore
  • Reading Mrs Apple with Imogen and she loves it
  • New cordless hair straighteners to hopefully help me not look a tramp at EOTR
sep 16 2016 ∞
sep 16 2016 +
  • Imogen wakes up all happy at 7.30 with the sun shining into the tent and goes straight outside in her pyjamas
  • Eating porridge in the fresh morning air
  • Playing and chatting by the sparkling river in the sun with Kya and Dawn, and a lovely pub garden lunch
  • Imogen is OK after falling off the wall
  • A happy tired girl fast asleep on the pillows in the car on the way home
sep 7 2016 ∞
sep 7 2016 +
  • Being able to comfort and cuddle poor sicky Imogen
  • Coffee, toast and marmalade
  • A quiet cup of tea on my own
  • Reading Waterlog
  • A bath, clean sheets and phenergan
sep 7 2016 ∞
sep 7 2016 +
  • Sunshine
  • Talking to Patti
  • Crisps for tea
  • A walk and some chocolate
  • Sleep
aug 20 2016 ∞
aug 20 2016 +
  • Drinking my morning tea outside in the sun listening to the birds and the church clock chiming
  • Managing to understand the strimmer instructions
  • Sitting in the shade thinking
  • Having a bit of an epiphany
  • A nice evening walk by the river
aug 20 2016 ∞
aug 20 2016 +
  • Getting ready to go out
  • A nice lunch and a walk around Chorlton Water Park
  • Some things in the diary to look forward to
  • Going to HOME to see a film about Chet Baker
  • Seeing a little fox on the way home
aug 19 2016 ∞
aug 19 2016 +
  • The sound of the grass on the common being cut
  • The distraction of catching Pokémon
  • A good long walk and some sunshine
  • Alison's wisdom and kindness
  • A hot bath with orange and patchouli
aug 19 2016 ∞
aug 19 2016 +
  • A lazy sunny summery day
  • Reading about Beatrix Potter
  • Listening to Elliott Smith
  • Eating sensible portions
  • Learning to make gifs
aug 8 2016 ∞
aug 8 2016 +
  • A good sleep
  • Catching interesting Pokémon
  • Walking round the building thinking about the visitor journey
  • Pizza for tea
  • A bath and bed
aug 4 2016 ∞
aug 4 2016 +
  • A lovely fun day in town especially going on Jonathan's Fire Station tour
  • A nice late lunch at Pizza Express
  • Cake and coffee at Chapter One books and then sitting in Piccadilly Gardens in the sun catching Pokémon and listening to Toms the Latvian guitar player
  • Watching Sideways
  • The sound of somebody else making me a cup of tea
aug 4 2016 ∞
aug 4 2016 +
  • Talking to Clare H at work
  • Sticking to the dreadful fast day diet, mostly, except for the
  • naughty prawns
  • Lovely swimming/bubbles/steam
  • Pokémon is back
aug 4 2016 ∞
aug 4 2016 +
  • A nice slow morning
  • Seeing Mum and Dad
  • Lettuce seedlings
  • Pink Fir Apple potatoes from the garden
  • A golden sunset
aug 4 2016 ∞
aug 4 2016 +
  • Tea and toast helped to make 5am tolerable
  • JP is calming
  • Beer and yummy festival food outside in the sunny evening
  • Being at Bluedot, under huge summer skies and the beautiful telescope towering over us all
  • Dancing to Underworld in the rain
aug 4 2016 ∞
aug 4 2016 +
  • Another successful fast day
  • It's so hot that I am glad to work in a cool building
  • A funny phone call with Jonathan
  • Catching Pokémon
  • Warm strawberries from the garden
aug 4 2016 ∞
aug 4 2016 +
  • Fun doing Pokemon Go with Imogen
  • Imogen enjoying her school summer fair: playing with her friends, chatting to teachers, eating cakes and ice cream and sausage barms, getting a mehndi, entering the sack race, doing circus skills
  • My lovely mehndi
  • An apology
  • Laughing at Polly and the Wolf
aug 4 2016 ∞
aug 4 2016 +
  • MAC 'Faux' lipstick is having a revival
  • Feeling positive about diets
  • Broad beans and strawberries from the garden
  • Spaghetti
  • Bed
aug 4 2016 ∞
aug 4 2016 +
  • Hama bead frenzy
  • Seeing Isaac and Imogen so happy and excited about their little holiday in Cannes
  • They are there safely
  • Andy Murray wins the tennis
  • A lovely swim
jul 16 2016 ∞
jul 16 2016 +
  • No alarm this morning
  • Tea, biscuits and good conversation with Patti and a little walk round her lovely garden
  • 5kg of delicious gluten-free pasta has arrived
  • Laughing and cake and hiding in the scriptorium at Thursday Lates
  • A lovely bubble bath and a nice new song
jul 9 2016 ∞
jul 9 2016 +
  • A good, productive day cleaning and tidying and making things new and better in the house
  • Ripping out the horrid nicotiana I didn't like and planting new lovely things like Cosmos Atrosanguineous
  • Listening to Cat Power
  • Peas and beans and lettuce from the garden for tea
  • Good conversation
jul 9 2016 ∞
jul 9 2016 +
  • A gorgeous early morning stroll around the gardens at Allt-y-bela
  • Delicious, beautiful and slightly surreal breakfast round the kitchen table with Arne and William, Pat and the dogs
  • Lovely art, food and a little garden in Abergavenny
  • It's nice to be at Clare and Stephen's
  • Laughing at the old Ogof logs
jul 9 2016 ∞
jul 9 2016 +
  • Tea
  • Chocolate
  • A bath
  • Kind words
  • Very early bed
jun 30 2016 ∞
jun 30 2016 +
  • Toast and marmalade for breakfast
  • Imogen's loveliness
  • Scooting to Tesco for ingredients and then making a very large chocolate cake together
  • The scent of roses
  • Bath, cuddles and reading Polly
jun 25 2016 ∞
jun 25 2016 +
  • Breakfast outside in the sun
  • A quiet and peaceful day at work
  • Eating healthily
  • Emma's loveliness
  • Believing in goodness and possibilities and change
jun 25 2016 ∞
jun 25 2016 +
  • Imogen unable to stop laughing after I sat on the Ludo box by mistake
  • Planning my exciting little trip away in a couple of weeks
  • Walking on the common with Imogen, Isaac and Matty
  • Cheering up the old peeps
  • Sorting out my music
jun 25 2016 ∞
jun 25 2016 +
  • A new, peaceful and happy vibe at work
  • Peppermint tea outside in the sun at Grindsmiths with Patti
  • Watching England v Wales on the computer at work
  • Wine, a ready meal and my book
  • Bed and phenergan
jun 25 2016 ∞
jun 25 2016 +
  • Feeling happy
  • Chatting with Gus and Julie
  • Apricot and almond flapjack
  • Brilliant talking
  • Red wine
jun 25 2016 ∞
jun 25 2016 +
  • A lovely tidy house
  • Listening to the radio
  • Tuna pasta, homegrown lettuce, wine, lemon and almond cake, talking
  • Watching a film
  • Looking out over the dark, damp, still garden in my nighty and woolly cardi, thinking
jun 25 2016 ∞
jun 25 2016 +
  • Early morning tea in the sunny garden
  • Bunking off work early to drink cocktails in the sunshine
  • A fab evening drinking and doing a pub quiz with work peeps
  • Chatting with Tom about art and making things
  • Cosy in bed listening to the rain
jun 25 2016 ∞
jun 25 2016 +
  • Coffee
  • Summery heat and lovely sunshine
  • Wearing shorts
  • Cuddling Imogen
  • Time with Toby, chatting, playing games and sitting in the garden watching the bats
jun 12 2016 ∞
jun 12 2016 +
  • The relief of being able to work at home
  • Wearing pyjamas all day
  • The vegetable patch is so lovely: potatoes, little green strawberries, broad beans flowering, rows of lettuce, peas, and the French beans tucked in around the obelisk
  • Blackbirds hopping about on the lawn
  • Friendliness
jun 12 2016 ∞
jun 12 2016 +
  • A lovely morning in the garden with my best girl
  • The garden is looking better every day
  • Sitting in the sun being read to
  • Talking, listening, drinking wine, eating tea
  • Max Jury's new album is beautiful
jun 1 2016 ∞
jun 1 2016 +
  • Having a brilliant idea
  • Steve's lovely office
  • A delicious cocktail with Patti after work
  • Listening to Sam Beam and Jesca Hoop
  • Encouraging words
jun 1 2016 ∞
jun 1 2016 +
  • A cloud of blue camassias in some rough grass on the way to work
  • Reassurance and kindness
  • Home in the sun
  • Cold mustardy chicken for tea
  • A funny poetry night
jun 1 2016 ∞
jun 1 2016 +
  • Swifts in the sky
  • Picking Imogen up from school
  • Mexican tacos for tea and Imogen's enthusiastic munching
  • Reading Polly and the Wolf
  • A lovely bath
jun 1 2016 ∞
jun 1 2016 +
  • Music is so cheering
  • A lovely lunch sitting outside at Banyan
  • Getting some work done in peace
  • Elderflower gin in the last of the sun
  • Lots of Nashville
jun 1 2016 ∞
jun 1 2016 +
  • How wonderful to live next to the common and to be able to go for a lovely morning walk in the sunshine
  • Buttercups in the meadow
  • Fun in the paddling pool and then the longest shower ever
  • Imogen calms down with an episode of Peppa Pig and lots of cuddles
  • Pyjamas and Nashville
jun 1 2016 ∞
jun 1 2016 +
  • A good sleep
  • Moderate success with loose curls
  • Talking, kindness and lunch out at Pho
  • Loud music in the car
  • A helpful picture
jun 1 2016 ∞
jun 1 2016 +
  • Sowing bean, lettuce and courgette seeds
  • Walking on the common
  • Lots and lots of magpies in a tree
  • It is still baking hot late at night with the doors and windows open
  • Listening to John Murry
may 21 2016 ∞
may 21 2016 +
  • A decent sleep
  • Meeting with the website people is interesting and energising
  • Lunch and peppermint tea in the sunshine in Greengate Square with Patti
  • Home in the sunny garden wearing comfy clothes
  • Eating healthily today
may 21 2016 ∞
may 21 2016 +
  • A super-long sleep
  • Sunshine after a lot of rain
  • Dark purple and antique gold tulips
  • A walk around the common helps to get my head together
  • Nashville
may 21 2016 ∞
may 21 2016 +
  • Tea and toast
  • Thinking about other people's perceptions of Chetham's within the city centre
  • Getting so much editorial space and social media publicity for our event tomorrow
  • A hug and a chat
  • A nice little drink and some food at Wine and Wallop
may 21 2016 ∞
may 21 2016 +
  • Eating healthily
  • Staying calm and patient at work when I felt so stressy
  • Listening to Aero Flynn in the car on the way home
  • My hair looks ok today
  • Bed, phenergan, sleep
may 21 2016 ∞
may 21 2016 +
  • Discovering David Attenborough and Richard Attenborough are brothers!
  • Beautiful warm sunshine
  • Laughing at Victoria Wood clips even though it's very very sad she's died
  • My lovely friend Emma
  • The petrol station sells gluten-free blueberry muffins
apr 23 2016 ∞
may 8 2016 +
  • A gentle morning
  • Such a nice time with Emma talking and crocheting
  • Imogen bounces into my day
  • Sitting by the stove
  • Watching Nashville
may 6 2016 ∞
may 6 2016 +
  • The smell of clean washing
  • Reading
  • Doing some drawing
  • Gluten-free pizza for tea
  • Watching Nashville
apr 23 2016 ∞
apr 23 2016 +
  • Messages from Donna and Alison
  • The loveliest surprise card from Emma
  • Such a nice time at Bud chatting to Brenda and choosing plants
  • The house is all tidy
  • A lovely evening chatting and eating and listening to music by the stove
apr 16 2016 ∞
apr 16 2016 +
  • The new Ben Watt album
  • Laughing with Ted
  • Sitting by the stove
  • Isaac's good and loving heart
  • Phenergen
apr 15 2016 ∞
apr 15 2016 +
  • Woken by a soft smiley spelling enthusiast with clean hair and pink pyjamas
  • Making an enormous chocolate cake together
  • Beautiful tulips almost ready to bloom
  • Birds on the new feeder
  • Great fun going out in the NQ
apr 10 2016 ∞
apr 10 2016 +
  • A fun day at work full of brides, flowers, twinkly lights and nice people
  • Good strategic planning and problem solving
  • Company on the drive home
  • It's lovely to come back to my cosy little house
  • Friendship
apr 10 2016 ∞
apr 10 2016 +
  • Lovely little daffodils in the garden
  • Eating healthily
  • Tea and peace
  • Swimming
  • A nice drink and chat, mostly
apr 10 2016 ∞
apr 10 2016 +
  • Coffee and gluten-free Bakewell tart fetched from Grindsmiths in the sun with Patti
  • Sushi for lunch
  • All the buzz of Media City
  • Dinner and lovely conversation with Julian
  • In bed with a hot water bottle
apr 2 2016 ∞
apr 2 2016 +
  • A lovely service at Severn Vineyard with Creme Eggs
  • Such a nice walk along the harbour
  • Delicious tapas for lunch in the sun
  • Collapsing on the sofa
  • The last Night Manager
apr 2 2016 ∞
apr 2 2016 +
  • Narcissus in the garden
  • Doing some more crochet
  • A blackbird pecking on the lawn
  • Watching Endeavour
  • Night Nurse and bed
mar 26 2016 ∞
mar 26 2016 +
  • Making crochet flowers with my new birthday yarn
  • The lovely colours that Emma chose
  • A nice evening with Patti at the Metropolitan
  • The crackly flames of the open fire and the smell of woodsmoke
  • Hot ribena, phenergan and bed
mar 22 2016 ∞
mar 22 2016 +
  • More birthday cards than I can ever remember having, a delivery of beautiful flowers from Isaac, lots of messages on Facebook, and the loveliest day in the Lake District: sunshine, laughter, the Windermere ferry, lambs, lunch at the Drunken Duck, walking round Blea Tarn, reading the paper with a pot of tea, beautiful hills and valleys, talking, delicious dinner at the Plough in Lupton, driving in the dark, friendship, happiness
mar 20 2016 ∞
mar 20 2016 +
  • A bright sunrise in the east
  • Fun and friendship at work
  • M&S sell gluten-free cheesecake
  • Making lots of cupcakes to take to work tomorrow
  • In bed with a hot water bottle
mar 20 2016 ∞
mar 20 2016 +
  • Waking up and feeling completely normal and un-hungover
  • Walking to fetch the car in the fresh air
  • Making marmalade with Imogen while she painted and played on the iPad
  • Going round to Grandpa's in pyjamas, having tea and playing a board game
  • Remembering to be kind to myself
mar 20 2016 ∞
mar 20 2016 +
  • At least the dripping was the other side of the ceiling
  • My car is definitely not as bad as it was
  • A good, fun, interesting meeting
  • A little bit of gentle flirting
  • Bed at last and sleep
mar 11 2016 ∞
mar 11 2016 +
  • The lovely Cheshire countryside
  • Looking through old photos and chatting with Mum and Dad
  • Isaac's football match updates
  • Swimming, bubbles and steam
  • More House of Cards S4
mar 7 2016 ∞
mar 7 2016 +
  • The shapes and colours and contrasts of the hills on the Snake Pass road
  • Buying some nice new clothes
  • Swimming, steam room and bubbles, oh and bumping into Rosie
  • Sitting by the stove with my lovely friends
  • Comfy and warm in bed while comedy rain pelts the windows
mar 7 2016 ∞
mar 7 2016 +
  • Finishing my application for the MRL programme
  • Finding it surprisingly beneficial just to have done the application
  • A lovely walk on the common
  • Reading my book
  • Listening to Matthew Perryman Jones
feb 29 2016 ∞
feb 29 2016 +
  • Constructive thinking
  • Talking and lunch with lovely Alison
  • Warm bright sunshine
  • Roast chicken with Isaac and Imogen
  • Reading Brad Jersak
feb 27 2016 ∞
feb 27 2016 +
  • A good sleep
  • Listening to War on Drugs to cheer myself up in the car
  • An energising and inspiring meeting
  • Planning happy things
  • Alison's kind thoughtfulness
feb 27 2016 ∞
feb 27 2016 +
  • A beautifully tidy house
  • A lovely afternoon in town, talking, looking at art, dodging the rain
  • Discovering the brilliant Ziferblat
  • Cooking and eating tea, drinking wine, reading the paper
  • Sitting by the stove chatting and listening to Everything But The Girl
feb 21 2016 ∞
feb 21 2016 +
  • Cuddles with Imogen in the morning
  • Maybe I am making some progress at work after all
  • Enjoying my car
  • Nice tea
  • A real fire at Emma's and friendly company
feb 18 2016 ∞
feb 18 2016 +
  • A lovely lovely cuddle first thing in the morning and lots of 'I love you's
  • Imogen eats three breakfasts
  • My rubbish little car is sold and has gone to Scotland
  • Singing some nice words
  • Phenergan, a hot water bottle and sleep
feb 16 2016 ∞
feb 16 2016 +
  • Such lovely friends
  • My warm coat
  • Getting through the meeting
  • Patti leaves a jar of marmalade on my desk
  • Good news, a good outcome, a sense of being appreciated and valued
feb 13 2016 ∞
feb 13 2016 +
  • A better nights sleep (with phenergan)
  • Seeng the Tibor Reich exhibition at the Whitworth with Mum
  • Kindness and goodness
  • Lovely tea with chorizo, red onion, red pepper, black-eye beans, avocado and coriander
  • Finishing my crochet infinity scarf - even though it looks like a high-class dishcloth
feb 13 2016 ∞
feb 13 2016 +
  • Going to Wagamama for lunch
  • Talking about the MRL programme
  • A nice cup of tea and chat
  • Remembering EOTR
  • Hot water bottle, pyjamas, phenergan, bed
feb 13 2016 ∞
feb 13 2016 +
  • Listening to new music
  • Delicious Italian lunch and good company at Salvis
  • Laughing with Ted at work
  • Nice chatting and wine instead of home group
  • Curled up in bed warm and cosy
feb 13 2016 ∞
feb 13 2016 +
  • Snuggled up in bed with tea and breakfast and the iPad
  • Watching Imogen all excited playing a racing game on the computer
  • We bought a car!
  • Wearing my leopard skirt
  • A nice time chatting to people
feb 13 2016 ∞
feb 13 2016 +
  • Happy to have my car back to commute into work
  • Dympna is lovely
  • Thinking about cars again
  • Wine and a proper cooked dinner
  • A hot bath
feb 13 2016 ∞
feb 13 2016 +
  • A beautiful pinky sky first thing in the morning and lovely bright sunshine all day
  • Waking refreshed after a good sleep
  • Fun looking for coats
  • A friend to help me make decisions
  • Wine
feb 13 2016 ∞
feb 13 2016 +
  • A blackbird singing very early
  • A fabulous leisurely morning with tea in bed
  • Coffee with Alison at the Didsbury
  • A nice surprise
  • Lovely healthy dinner with sweet potatoes and veggies
feb 13 2016 ∞
feb 13 2016 +
  • An important letter signalling an end and a beginning
  • Getting up early enough to pack healthy food for work
  • Being told I am kind and funny
  • Supportive and lovely friends
  • Dates and apple and cheese
feb 13 2016 ∞
feb 13 2016 +
  • A beautiful cold white frost
  • Drinking tea in bed under my beloved patchwork quilt
  • Imogen's face when she saw her personalised Nutella jar
  • A hug and a shoulder rub from my lovely son
  • Snow gently falling in the darkness
feb 13 2016 ∞
feb 13 2016 +
  • Wearing warm comfy things instead of chilly tights and a short skirt
  • Interesting, energising work
  • Chatting with Ted
  • Thinking about my birthday and about tattoos
  • Going swimming
feb 13 2016 ∞
feb 13 2016 +
  • A really good sleep and waking up feeling perky
  • Managing not to set the alarm off at work
  • The medieval buildings looking so beautiful in the dusk with tealights
  • Spending the day with Patti
  • Fetching Imogen, getting into our pyjamas, playing board games and chilling out
feb 13 2016 ∞
feb 13 2016 +
  • Getting up early is a killer but it's good to be back at work
  • A new Filofax
  • Gluten-free chocolate chip cookies
  • Listening to great music in the car
  • Home group was lovely
feb 13 2016 ∞
feb 13 2016 +
  • Waking up and stopping dreaming horrible dreams
  • A lovely day of being creative with crochet
  • New chopping boards
  • Swimming and steam room
  • Watching Poldark
feb 13 2016 ∞
feb 13 2016 +
  • Choosing to be grateful for what I have
  • Going to see the Moomin Midwinter puppet play with Imogen
  • Early bath, pyjamas, eating shepherd's pie and playing board games til 9 o'clock
  • Such a happy chilled-out evening listening to 6 Music, drinking vermouth and doing my Birds of Prey jigsaw
  • 2016 is my year of learning to live without fear
feb 2 2016 ∞
feb 2 2016 +
  • A lovely walk on the Roaches
  • Talking as we walked
  • The sausage people
  • "Soooo..."
  • Watching Memento , drinking coffee and eating chocolate mints
feb 2 2016 ∞
feb 2 2016 +
  • Everything goes fairly smoothly and nobody gets cross or cries