Deck the halls with boughs of holly with a few rainbows thrown in.
I know it doesn’t scan but what the heck – that’s what I’ll be doing this year. This morning on the TV, I saw this year’s White House decorations. My first thought was, “It looks more like a Christmas shop than a house!”
For many of us, the idea of getting outside of our comfort zone is very scary. And rightly so, it isn’t comfortable!
For me, it all started when a stranger walked into a craft shop…
I always thought the old saying about entering your second childhood was a load of nonsense. Now it has taken on a totally different meaning to me.
Halloween is relatively new to the UK – well, as a holiday type celebration it is!
We’ve had All Hallow’s Eve as an ongoing ‘thing’ for hundreds of years, but it’s only caught on in a big way in the last couple of years.
Granny G-Nome is as old as the hills and as young as the day. She is a character in a children’s book I wrote. Over the years, Granny G, as I fondly call her now, has become a great friend.
Marie Antoinette said, “Let them eat cake.” I say, “Let them eat flowers!”
You are not so much what you eat as what you can digest. And guess what – digestion starts in your eyes! When you see an appetising morsel, a message is sent to your brain triggering the release of digestive enzymes.
Could you map read at three? I certainly couldn’t. These days children can. Are they a generation of geniuses or were we all rather stupid?
Like most three-year olds, patience is something my little granddaughter (J) has very little of. When she comes round to see us, within minutes every toy is out. Within an hour she has painted, pummelled play dough, played shops and been outside on her bike!
I’ve always had a sneaking suspicion that some people were more “cut out” for exercise than others. At school there were those who loved Physical Education lessons and those who dreaded them.