Intense, all-consuming love is rare – very rare indeed. I think I’m too independent to be able to engage in such a relationship and I have only ever known one person who had that love with her husband from the age of 18 until the day she died in February 2012, about to be 65.
A 5 day tour, via 3 groups of friends, of Norfolk/Suffolk changed my mind about several things. I have always avoided yellow and green. Still working on green, but yellow is now back on the list of options available to me. And – I no longer HATE all LowEnergy lamps. They are now more stylish, instant and brighter – halogen/discreet and no longer poking out of the top of pretty lampshades too! I’m planning to create a sculpture with the hideous ones. Continue reading
I have been to dozens of Funerals – but none like my Best Friend’s. Everyone was crying. I managed to talk to a room full of people who mostly didn’t know me – explaining that I was her best friend and her death had affected me more than the death of my own parents. They were both 87 and their time had come. It was way before her time was up as far as we were all concerned.
Techy stuff – and iCloud (which is much trickier than they make out – but still brilliant)
Yes, lots of other reasons too – they keep you young, help you with new vocabulary (like iCloud) and all sorts of other great things – apart from being vibrant and good fun.
I have thought for days about whether to blog or not. Then I thought – hardly anyone reads my blog, no one who does knows her, and I only write for me anyway. It might make me feel better to have her remembered in print. And I need something to help me. Her name, like mine, is Jenny and I love her to pieces. And my heart is broken. Continue reading
People who allow a New Lover to replace friends are immature.
I have a small family and friends have always been the most important part of my life, so listening to Woman’s Hour this week interested me. They defined 3 groups. Continue reading
I was seen a week before Christmas and was operated on about 10 working days later. I could hardly believe it. I wasn’t kept waiting anywhere. Everyone was extraordinarily helpful and courteous. The hospital was squeaky clean. Continue reading