Tag Archives: Handsome

Finding the remote places

After a summer of only just holding it together (but luckily we have holiday insurance, good family and patience) today Handsome and I made the first baby steps back into walking. We had good intentions of going for an out-and-back … Continue reading

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Ninety seven decibels

Oh I love my husband, but really, he can be so annoying! I tend not to switch the TV on unless I want to watch something – most of the time I would rather read or surf… Handsome switches it … Continue reading

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All who wander are probably as lost as I was

Handsome was Pedalling for Scotland today – fifty miles from Glasgow to Edinburgh. He was originally going to do the hundred mile ‘sportive’ route, but decided a few weeks ago that his knees just weren’t up to the task… Just … Continue reading

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Today I can forgive him snoring over the TV (but only because he chose the programme)

The books are not mine (they are way too girly and pink) but are from a Valentine Day display in my library. I do like the concept of a heart of books, even if they are not books I would … Continue reading

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oh yes!

I’m over the displacement and missing the kids thing already, because tonight we went climbing and I managed to get a significant distance up a 6b (blue). It wasn’t even one of those climbs where everyone says ‘Oh that’s graded … Continue reading

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broken

My worst nightmare at this time of year? Having to go to the local shopping centre after work when it is full-to-the-gunnals of Christmas shoppers, and rings to the sound of distorted Christmas pop songs played very, very loudly in … Continue reading

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today…

There was a rainbow at the bottom of my garden. I would have gone out and dug up the pot of gold, but it was hailing at the time, so I didn’t. Handsome tried to sweep the chimney, but couldn’t … Continue reading

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institutional disfunctionality

This post will probably be a bit of a long-winded rant, but I feel the need to. Rant that is. Almost a month ago I rather light-heartedly posted that Handsome was going into hospital for a few days, for a … Continue reading

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The biggest catch-up in the history of blogging – or I have got an excuse or two up my sleeve, honestly…

I really didn’t mean to leave this as long as I have, but there have been a few incidents and accidents, hints and allegations – and then after that, every time I looked at the page I felt guilty and … Continue reading

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taking after his father

As part of his preparation for heading to university Mouse has been working on his cookery skills, and as he is on holiday this week he has cooked dinner every evening (with advice from Handsome). He hasn’t needed to be … Continue reading

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