Monday Memories: Achy Breaky Backache

Backache. Some days I feel like I’ve suffered with back pain forever. I know that I haven’t but it has been a long time. I first recall hurting my back as a teenager after taking a dizzy-spell induced tumble. I was sent for an X-ray, had some physio, took some painkillers, had some ultrasound & […]

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Let’s Talk About…Fear

Fear. Tomorrow I’m having a little operation. Nothing major. Just a cyst that needs removing, the consultant is 99% certain it’s nothing to worry about so I’m not. Bit miffed he’s probably going to need to shave my head a bit to do it as I’ve got a big weekend of going out and about afterwards, […]

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Let’s Talk About…Dreams

Dreams   This blog is inspired by another of my weirder episodes on Sunday night in which I had a bad dream revolving around Christmastime. This struck me as particularly odd given we were in the midst of a June heatwave but, what was even odder was arriving at Tesco’s Wisbech store a few hours […]

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Wheat and Dairy Free Cheese Straws

Anyone that knows me, knows I’m not one for slaving over a hot stove. It’s usually not cost-efficient or emotionally worth it when you’re only cooking for yourself. However, due to the food-intolerance thing it’s also not easy to find convenience foods & snacks either. Currently I’ll take a peppermint capsule and a lactase tablet […]

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Sunday Sermon: Does Heaven Exist

Does Heaven Exist?   I noticed this was to be covered on the BBC’s “Big Questions” TV show this morning and thought it sounded likely to open a whole can of worms! The simple answer is, of course, nobody knows. I like to believe though that there’s more to life than this, surely we can’t […]

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Monday Memories: Memories of Brodie

In March 2009 I was diagnosed with clinical depression for the 2nd time. No major traumatic event to cause it, just a build-up of little sad/disappointing events that on their own, relationship problems/crap friends/hideous house move, wouldn’t stop me functioning but all together over a period of 6 months caused me to be quite ill. I’m […]

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