The Women’s Verbal History project started as an exhibition I created for Women in the First World War, but as time went on it became apparent that there isn’t much written about the history of normal women and what they did or do on a daily basis.  As a result, I haveRead More →

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Second viewing of my property

So, I might have to admit I am maybe a little excited; I have a second viewing of my property. There’s a young couple, looking to buy their first house. They came to see my cottage last weekend. This weekend they will be bringing their parents with them. It’s going toRead More →

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Paint the front door for curb appeal if you are selling a house

I would never have thought I would actively live like a ghost because I am selling a house.  Nevertheless, I am now living like a ghost just in case the estate agents have a drop by viewing.  It is ridiculous when you think about it.  How can you live in your ownRead More →

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Surveyors Report on my house scared my buyer I have had a surveyors report on my house, the purchaser of my cottage was kind enough to send me a copy.  On the whole, I didn’t know what to expect from the report so decided not to worry about it. MyRead More →

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OK, let’s be honest here.  I tried to diet on my own last year and it worked to some extent. However, if I am honest, I didn’t really get anywhere. There was some success, I lost a few pounds here and there and put more on! Then a happy coincidenceRead More →

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Losing weight with slimming world

I have decided not to calorie count on this diet or follow a strict kind of diet. I have tried these diets before and they work when I am on the diet, but when I stop, I put the weight back on. Logically I know I need to educate myRead More →

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I know in my heart of hearts I should do some kind of exercise to lose weight but to be honest, I just don’t want to. I don’t mind walking as I have a little dog and she needs to exercise. I am very happy to walk her but toRead More →

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HiFi Bars from Slimming World

The Slimming World HiFi bars are a slimmers saviour. Let’s be honest, those of us who have a bit of weight to lose have a sweet tooth. The mere mention of chocolate and we have gained two pounds and end up running to the nearest packet of crisps to comfortRead More →

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