All About Books

I am an avid reader, my friends would say that I would read the back of a box of cornflakes if there was nothing else to hand. It was Enid Blyton that got me hooked on reading, closely followed by J.R.R .Tolkien. I devoured James Herberts 'The Rats' and still have the phobia, thanks for that! ... Continue Reading →

Blog News and Book Reviews

I fell into the blogging world quite by accident. I was feeling bereft after my dog Alfie passed away and I wanted to keep his memory alive This post about dog bereavement was the hardest one to write. Hopefully the poem 'Goodbye My Friend' helped people who had lost loved pets.The comments were so touching. I have... Continue Reading →

Afternoon Tea Everyone?

My friend retired recently and I wanted to do something a little different, so as a surprise we went for afternoon tea in a posh hotel. It was a beautiful Autumnal day and the colour of the trees was stunning, the photos don't do it justice, and the sun was shining which made it extra... Continue Reading →

My Social Anxiety

I'm an introvert, with a social phobia. I prefer to spend my time with my dogs and my books and just a select few humans (aka my family). Small talk is something I find draining and a waste of good reading time. I used to be persuaded to go to social gatherings, would agree, just... Continue Reading →

A Real Treat For October!

We had such lovely weather for October this weekend I thought I'd share some photos from our dog walk. There doesn't seem to be many leaves left on the trees and we are expecting a storm later today. This is a view over Cheshire. This is my granddog Rosie, a Cavapoo(on the right) and my dear... Continue Reading →

Just call me Rover!

Last week I finally saw the Orthopaedic surgeon about the bad back I have suffered for almost a year. I have been seen by physio's, a chiropractor, at least six doctors and now finally I got to sit in front of an expert in his field and discuss my rather depressing MRI scan. I had waited... Continue Reading →

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