Being a Virgo, I have tried all my life to be perfect! I have very high standards for every aspect of my life and it can lead to deep dissatisfaction if I don’t achieve them. The problem with being like this and a writer, is that I do not send out many of my pieces… Continue reading It’s okay not to be perfect
Month: October 2009
Excuses for not Writing
It seems to be that I can find so many excuses for not writing:- Housework – ironing, washing, vacuuming, dusting, tidying, cleaning bathrooms, watering plants. Family Needs – ferrying, homework, finding things, mending things. Garden – weeding, planting, tidying. Paperwork – insurance, banking, letters. Catching up with friends, coffee with neighbours. The internet – Facebook,… Continue reading Excuses for not Writing
Our first foray into growing edible things has proved a great success. We haven’t bought tomatoes or chillies since August. My husband seems to think it is easy – but then I guess he planted the seeds and has been harvesting – he seemed to miss the bit in the middle, transplanting, re-potting, feeding and… Continue reading Growing things
Why does everything fall on the floor when you can’t bend down?
I have been pondering some of life’s laws today. Having just had an operation, I realise that one of these universal laws is that everything falls onto the floor when you can’t bend down to retrieve it. One week after the operation and I can proficiently retrieve quite a few things from the floor with… Continue reading Why does everything fall on the floor when you can’t bend down?