The Dark Side of Winnie the Pooh

You never know when your experience of domestic abuse, psychological abuse in my case, will creep up and surprise you. Today is one of those days.  I hadn’t realised that today is Winne the Pooh day until I was scrolling through social media whilst enjoying a cup of coffee this

Who do you ask for help?

Today it’s National Pharmacists Day and I’d like to say thank you to all of the Pharmacists out there who help us with minor ailments and provide their expertise to everyone who ventures into their local pharmacy, chemist or supermarket with a cough, cold, sniffle, sore throat or worse, to

What does it take to be a Golden Globe winner?

In the early hours of this morning (GMT) the Golden Globes were awarded in the USA. The Golden Globes recognises excellence in film and television.  It’s just one of a number of awards ceremonies throughout the year which recognises the stars from the world of Creative Arts. It’s easy to look

Do you soar like an Eagle?

Today is National Bird Day and as I sit watching the birds in the garden fight over the nuts and seeds in the bird feeder I’m reminded of my grandfather, my Pappa, as I used to call him. Pappa loved watching the birds in his garden and on his home-made

Does your life resemble a Sci-Fi?

What does Science Fiction mean to you? Does your life resemble Sci-Fi or do you keep your feet firmly rooted in reality? Sci-Fi for me is always bittersweet.  When I was married I had no choice but to sit through countless re-runs of all the StarWars films and despite them