As I reversed I heard the crumble of metal. I turned to look back in disbelief, not just through the rear view mirror... And there was a car parked, on the double yellows, just in my path of reversing. The day didn't start of the best: I woke up grumpy from lack of sleep and in pain from a kidney infection. The kids were quite cheery, but off to an extra slow start … [Read more...] about A rubbish day… or was it? #EmbraceHappy
As the news of the Srebrenica massacres emerged and the mass graves were uncovered, I remember thinking: That was all happening just couple of hundred kilometers from where I was enjoying my careless university days. How could this happen in Europe in the 20th century? Why did Europe do nothing? Hindsight is 20:20 vision, they say. Analysis of the situation now highlights … [Read more...] about #Notinmyname – Damned if we do, damned if we don’t
This summer, one of the main reasons we drove such a long journey in one go was that I had a prior appointment: my University reunion. It was weird going back to my Alma Mater; the trees had grown, a number of new buildings had sprouted up and yet it all felt so familiar. Old feelings and memories came rushing back. People changed, but most looked really well; aging … [Read more...] about Back to university- past and present
I've been following the horse meat scandal unfold with some (former) professional interest; my background is in animal sciences and the food chain. Upto 100% of your "beef" lasagna or spag bol can actually be horse lasagna or spag bol according to the most recent discoveries. Neigh! It's quite a mess! Firstly, I genuinely believe this has been brought about by … [Read more...] about Ash Wednesday- Neigh …. fancy some horse meat?
. It’s just over 2 years ago that I got back on my feet after SPD developing while pregnant with my Little Man. I was out walking again, finally going to the playground with the Littlins and had just began cycling. ...then BAMM! A cycling accident which resulted in damaging all the soft tissues- cartilage and ligaments- in my knee. I was there helpless again, resigned to … [Read more...] about I wish I could Dance again!