Mum

Mum; a life interrupted. An original poem, by Debbie Walker.

One Year on

An original poem, by Debbie Walker A year, twelve months,Moments; A life-timeTime is broken.I feel broken.How could it be written?How can it be told?For all that we hopedWill no longer unfold.All we once knew,No longer feels true.And the sun’s warmth wanesIn the deep winter’s cold.LostIn this darkness, please holdmy handLet me borrow your strengthAs I…

Estate sale makeover

These wall units and their similar China cabinet versions found their way into family homes for many many years. But they are very dated and no one seems to want them. Most of the time they are made of beautiful solid wood and you can pick them up for a screaming deal. I found this…

Tracy’s Weight loss Journey Week 1

Before photos, Measurements and weight Each week I will be sharing progress of my diet in the form of video and once a month a more detailed account in a written article. My good friend Jenny is also starting a diet today, we will be giving each other moral support during the next few months…

My Weight loss and healthier lifestyle Journey begins 1st January

I have been gaining weight since June 2020, I’m now at the point of feeling disappointed and sad when I look at myself in the mirror. How did I get to this point again?Christmas Day I changed my outfit three times  before opting to wear a pair of jeans and a T-shirt, I thought it made…

Tradition review

Tradition revival and review Sitting here a few days after Christmas I’m doing my annual assessment of the good great and groan. Every year during the holidays I learn a little something new. I am a person who enjoys tradition. Repeat the great things we all look forward to. Ditch what didn’t work. Add new…

A Collection of Christmas Cheer – No.2 – Bailey’s Hot Chocolate

I was intending to post this for Christmas Eve, for what could be a more heartwarming, and cosy drink than sitting in front of an open fire, tree lights twinkling and a warm Hot Chocolate (with Bailey’s, mini marshmallows and topped with cream and a shake of chocolate powder, or grated chocolate … and of…