Tag Archives: happiness

Anyone up for a hug?

My eldest son proposed to his girlfriend, Blossom yesterday – on his knees in one of their favourite places. I am so proud of him for being properly romantic! And then they phoned me up to tell me, (I was … Continue reading

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6b update

Did I mention that I am a climber extraordinaire? That 6b is done and dusted – all I have to do now is work out how to climb it elegantly rather than with brute force and ignorance (and much shouted … Continue reading

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it took four loads, but he did bring his sheets and towels

Mouse is home for the week, and he is full of stories. It’s like when he was little and I sometimes picked him up from primary school on a Friday afternoon and we walked home (about half a mile), when … Continue reading

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happiness

Mouse has come home from Uni for the weekend… with his washing. I’m actually quite impressed with a) how many dirty clothes he managed to fit into a bag small enough to bring home on the train and b) that … Continue reading

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progress

I was really quite overwhelmingly (and possibly inappropriately) happy when the dishwasher made it back into the kitchen on Friday. I celebrated by running it twice in quick succession. We’ve got to Sunday night now, and we have a new … Continue reading

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pride

Mouse heard today that he has an unconditional university place at Stirling – he’s a very, very happy bunny – and it’s his first choice of university. Happy, unstressed Mouse – it’s all sunshine and roses tonight (oh, and league … Continue reading

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starting with weather and continuing with swallows

I know I whinge* a lot about the weather in Scotland – I do try not to, but sometimes you just have to comment on what’s happening outside, particularly when it can have a major effect on how your day … Continue reading

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happiness is this simple

Yay – I got my laptop back, and it's all better. (Thanks BFP) Which is really, really good, because I found it very hard to concentrate on anything in the same room as Mouse and the X-box… and he's got … Continue reading

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seeds

On a freezing February night, there is nothing more enjoyable than curling up with the seed catalogues and deciding what we're going to grow this year – chilis and courgettes and mangetout and beans, spinach and chard, sweetpeas and marigolds … Continue reading

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Weddings and travelling

It's been a wonderful weekend. My baby brother got hitched on Saturday to a woman he possibly doesn't deserve! They looked fantastically happy all day, in fact everyone looked happy – and there were hundreds of people there. I don't … Continue reading

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