Somerset Woman Concludes Half Marathon Training And Still Has No Idea If She Can Complete Course!

Wednesday 26th September 2018

Snappy headline.  I missed my vocation as a sub-editor. I am going to suggest that you chip in a few quid for a very good cause.  This is where you donate.  Below, is just one story of why. So,...

Dear Diary + Conversations with Lily

Thursday 20th September 2018

(Some of this was drafted a while ago). Bank Holiday Monday:  this is the last day when I will live in the house without one or both of my children also living here. The last time I will peg out and...

Conversations with Lily: the gym, the stuffing, the kale and the sweat.

Friday 23rd February 2018

As I review the blog section that houses conversations with Lily, I see there are fewer of them as time passes.  This is not a true reflection of real life as in fact I think we have more...

Conversations with Lily: The Trump Talks

Monday 6th February 2017

So, in all the years I have been blogging I have never (as far as I can remember) blogged about anything political.  No, for that you need to be be my friend on Face Book where I am more free with...

Conversations With Lily: maps

Monday 7th December 2015

I have to tell you about this convo while it is fresh in my mind.  It is shocking!  Did you realise that (and maybe I am guilty, if anyone is, not Lily) that apparently, some *young people* never...

Conversations with Lily: the steak tartare – one from the archive

Wednesday 29th July 2015

I am re-living this blog, because it is almost exactly the same time of year as Mark, Florence, Lily  and I went to Paris.  And I really wish I was there again.  Florence was ill and stayed in the...

Caves That Are Not That Much Fun, (leading to): A Conversation With Lily

Thursday 21st May 2015

Some caves are just too hard for me and I will never go there.  Some caves are just too hard for me, but somehow I end up there anyway.  Recently I have caved in two such places.  Longwood Swallet...

Conversations With Lily – Up-Date and also ‘Rude’ Post Alert

Monday 16th February 2015

So, Lily has relented and I am once again allowed to record some of our convos.  This happened when I told her (and it’s true) that after they stopped, the search term on my website...

Conversations with Lily #8 and also, the final one…

Wednesday 7th January 2015

…in which we have a conversation about ‘Conversations with Lily’. Lily (bursting through office doorway and assuming manner of detective about to unmask a murderer): So! What is...

Conversations with Lily #7

Friday 21st November 2014

Driving lessons have begun. Lily:  OMG I am so awesome, I drove to Taunton today and no-one died Me:  result Lily:  well, thanks for that enthusiastic reception. I drove to Taunton and it was...