Endings & Beginnings (such a cliché!)

November 23, 2012

Things are changing… this is not a bad thing! Sometimes I need to remind myself of that. Next Monday sees an initiative, a movement, that I have been giving so much energy to for the last 18 months, move into a new phase. It would be so easy to want to hold it back, hold [...]

Crikey – long time, no blog…

April 25, 2012

I’ve had so many blog posts in my mind over the last few months, but not got on with any of them. A friend was asking me about blogging today, and it gave me the impetus to get going again! Nothing complicated tonight – just the statement of my intent – blog more! Talk to [...]

Ada Lovelace Day

October 7, 2011

Elizabeth Blackwell and Elizabeth Garrett Anderson. This is my 2011 post for Ada Lovelace Day – two women who are big heroes of mine. These two women, born in 1821 and 1836 respectively, were instrumental in both the emancipation of women, and the admitting of women to the medical profession. Both British born, they are [...]

Being Well

August 27, 2011

So, I’m declaring a year of Being Well. From now (more or less). I mean being well rather than getting fit, or eating healthily, or losing some weight, or taking time to be happy because what I need to do is more than all of those things. I’ve been trying, as ever, to change ingrained [...]

Spinning Plates

June 14, 2011

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about changes in my life that have happened (and are still happening) and trying to find a way to explain them to myself, so that I can try and articulate them to other people in a way that makes sense. Today I came up with the following analogy, which [...]


Just checking…

December 1, 2010

Rambling & baking…

October 20, 2010

A bad day & a last straw…

September 7, 2010

Cathy’s Report

July 11, 2010