• Disability issues

    The Journey Continues

    Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton I’ve been trying to get this blog going for ages.   I keep an ideas log where I have been trying out all the things I might write about.  The main thing is that I don’t want this to be a depressing place…

  • Brief Thoughts

    I Must Go Down To The Sea Again

    I need to save my sanity I used to live by the sea.  What a great joy it was on a perfect summer morning, to creep out of the front door early, wearing my husband’s big robe and whilst the children were asleep, and barefoot, walk the short distance on to the beach, towel under my arm. Then to gaze…

  • Disability issues

    Hey! Why I’m Writing To You

    I’m trying to start over I know I haven’t been around for a while, nearly a year. And my poor blog has been languishing at the bottom of my to-do list. So I’m writing to you, my readers, if you’re still there! During this hiatus, I’ve done a lot of thinking. I’ve jotted a lot of notes and thoughts down.…

  • Life topics

    How Can I Control My Anxiety

    And stop it bringing me to a standstill My anxiety is flourishing again at the moment.  It’s because my routine is disturbed and also I’m annoyed with myself for not writing enough this week. I’ve been drafting a fairly detailed blog post about anxiety with suggesting some strategies to deal with it! Here I am not dealing with it. I…

  • Brief Thoughts

    One Quick Way To Keep Positive in a Pandemic

    Using language to maintain positivity It is said an Eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent him a sentence, to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him the words: “And this, too, shall pass away.” How much it expresses! How chastening in the hour of pride!…

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    Word of the day: Dysania

    Yes! At last I have found a word for my inability to get out of bed! Something that I can use to describe the struggle, effort and blood sweat and tears I’ve endured just to get out of bed in the morning. For why I’ve often said I want to live in my bed. Now I know I have Dysania. …