The sleep nightmare
Nov30

The sleep nightmare

It was about four years ago that I started having sleep problems. I’ve never had a problem getting to sleep at night and I never really wake up in the night. What I do is wake up really, really early. And I can’t get back to sleep. I’ve always been an early bird or a morning person, even as a teenager. Getting up early with kids was never a problem for me. But somehow they stopped getting up early and I carried on....

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The broken nose
Nov28

The broken nose

A couple of weeks ago, I got a call from my younger son’s school. A call from school can mean one of three things – a child has done something wrong, he’s ill or he’s had an accident. It was the latter. My son had taken a knock to the face during a bad tackle in a games lesson. His cheek looked swollen and his vision was blurry. The teacher thought he could have a cracked cheek bone and asked me to pick him up...

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Walking the Parkrun (like a dog with a cone on its head)
Nov27

Walking the Parkrun (like a dog with a cone on its head)

A few weeks ago, an injury literally stopped me in my tracks. I COULD NOT run. This has never happened before. There’s been pain before. Pain that is advising me not to run, but not pain which has physically stopped me from running. But I had a target. A target which didn’t allow me to stop running. At the stop of the year I told myself I wasn’t going to miss Parkrun for vague reasons. Parkrun was always going to...

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Silent Sunday 26.11.17
Nov26

Silent Sunday 26.11.17

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Project 365 2017 Week 47
Nov25

Project 365 2017 Week 47

After last week’s ‘shoe special’, it’s back to normal and some very dull-looking November photos. Panto rehearsals are continuing and it’s now only a week until opening night. Here’s our week in pictures… Day 323 – Sunday 19th November – a pretty boring day of doing work and housework. The downside of having so much more work on at the moment is that my housework gets pushed on to...

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