バーン メンズ ブーツ&レインブーツ シューズ Brn 'Hemlock' Boot (Online Only) Brown

Gosh – October.

Does every post I write start with a gasp of surprise at the dashing by of time?

So much has happened in the last few months.

First, I hit 40 – literally, thought fuck you 40, and hit it with a lot of gin. Well – everyone goes on about 40 being a big deal, and how you have to do something big and amazing. You have to have huge party, or go skydiving or something – it becomes a chore.

And then everyone I know who is over 40 – and that’s practically everyone I know – tells you “well, it’s not a big deal, I mean, it’s nothing really, 40, is it, just – you know – 40, a number, nothing to worry about. Not like, you know, 50. I mean, I’m almost 50, and that’s so much bigger than 40.”

And that just sucks the special out of it. You can’t really say anything after that, after being told that really you are making a fuss for no reason.

And then there was the whole issue of who I actually wanted to spend it with. And that’s another 5 dramas in a row. So – I decided to do nothing. I went to a pub, I said I would be there, and anyone who wanted to, or felt obliged to, could turn up, be polite, and leave when they had done enough.

Done, dusted. 40, in the bag.

Secondly, my beautiful little baby, my sweet innocent little lady, my far too young daughter, went to secondary school.

So, wow. What a shock. There’s the mountain of nerves to get over – mine, not hers. Then the mortgage you need for the uniform, and the research into the right bag, hours of negotiating over acceptable shoes (black, leather appearance, sensible enough to suit the school but trainer-ish enough to satisfy the child), practicing the walk for timing and identifying the quickest route . . .

It’s been a mission. Six weeks in and we have a routine – after school hockey on Mondays, after school netball on Tuesdays, lunchtime netball on Wednesdays, lunchtime hockey on Fridays, swimming on Wednesday nights, town with friends after school Fridays, coffee dates on Saturdays and – in between all that – homework.

I never knew she liked sport so much.

Thirdly, Mr G turned 50. 

We may just leave that there. He wasn’t overly pleased about it, and since we are still dealing with the Schutz Boots 送料無料 Black Germana suede over-the-knee boots

Small victories count

That’s a quarter of the year in one quick summary. And now it’s October. Half term is ahead, we’re clearing out and getting another step further with the decorating of this old house, and we’ve tackled the ‘who’s where at Christmas’ row early, head on, and I think mostly everyone is happy with the result.

Celebrate every small victory – that’s the plan!



TODu0027S レディース Footwear 送料無料 Dark blue Ankle boot

文具・オフィス用品 (業務用200セット) 三菱鉛筆 パワータンク07 SN200PT0715 赤 【×200セット】

I caught a part of the discussions on The Wright Stuff this morning. No, not the one about Doctor Who being female. I mean – yes, we love the programme but no, we are not that worried about the gender … スペインporzellan figur arzt nao lladro spanien 9956039中古

【八ツ矢工業(YATSUYA) 縄はしご 大カギ付 10m 12032】※発送目安:2週間 ※代引不可、同梱不可P16Sep15、fs04gm、【RCP】

その他 (業務用100セット) LIHITLAB イージーチェンジ・クリヤーブック クリアブック N1482-1 ds-1737100

Gosh – isn’t it hot! (Of course, by the time I post this I expect the heatwave will have passed and we’ll all be wrapped once again in blankets mourning the British summertime.) It’s beautifully sunny. Botboy is away with … アビランドモカコップwaldershof johann haviland 6 porzellan mokkatassen espressotassen tassen中古

【送料無料】中古 食器・洋食器・置物ゲーベルアーカイブパターン a001549 goebel archiv muster vogel bird mit schmetterling butterfly 38003

KP91317 UK18-8スタッキング丸チェーフィング 13吋 菊渕

It’s been an odd week all round. Sackgirl has been away on a weeks visit with the school. Despite her usually getting in from school and heading straight to her room to screen her friends, desperate to discover what happened … ゲーベルアーカイブパターンライダー*a0141934 goebel archivmuster hubertusjagt go634ab reiter zu pferd hund中古

シェルフ 【スーパーソリッドキャニオンシェルフSSO SSO610シリーズ PS1390 4段 1820】 SSO610シリーズ/【業務用】【送料別】【プロ用】

DV17473 540ソリッド移動カムシェルビングセット 54× 76×H191 4段

Stop. Just – stop. Whatever you are doing, while you read this. You’re also sipping on your coffee, thinking about the next blog you are going to read, listening out with one ear to the children beating on each other … a012337 goebel archivmuster, fn2, tnzerin, schleiertanz, mit glimmerberzug中古

豊稔企販 麺切台 A-1300

【送料無料】中古 食器・洋食器・置物ゲーベルアーカイブシールlg a011776_01 goebel archiv plombe soldat soldier auf pferd, cavalier lg316

Wow – it’s empty in here. Almost a year since I last tapped out some thoughts on the keyboard – and to be honest I am still unsure whether I want to come back in or not. What’s happened to … a014249_01 goebel archivmuster gf84, kinderprchen, junge ksst das mdchen中古

10個セット 有田焼盛皿 有田焼山水10号皿 [30.5 x 4.8cm] | 盛り皿 盛皿 人気 おすすめ フルーツ皿 パーティー パスタ皿 食器 業務用 飲食店 カフェ うつわ 器 ギフト プレゼント 引き出物 誕生日 贈り物 贈答品 おしゃれ かわいい

UK 18-8 アッタッチャブル小判飾台 26インチ用【 アドキッチン 】

I think it’s time for a happy post. Despite getting in the way of myself, we have had a lovely break down in Devon, perfectly timed for the summer heatwave, which as we all know in the UK is a … ゲーベルワークパターンシリーズハイスポンジ a009938_01 goebel arbeitsmuster fische serie 35800, hai, bisquitporz, tmk5中古

ガス赤外線 グリラー (下火式) 新荒磯8号 RGA-408B((ガス種:都市ガス) 13A)【代引き不可】

タニコー tanico 調理台 TX-WCT-75 【 メーカー直送/代引不可 】【 作業テーブル業務用作業台業務用ステンレス作業台キッチン作業台ステンレス調理台業務用キッチン作業台diy作業台テーブル台所作業台おしゃれ作業デスク調理作業台厨房機器作業台 】

We’re off out on our summer adventure with Cherry. Back down to Devon – but this year we have had sunshine all week, a lot nicer than our experience last year, with torrential rain and losing our son on the … ゲーベルアーカイブパターンアルビーエイボンレディa011408_04 goebel archivmuster, mrs pfe albee avon lady, limited edition中古

[NC5-221] プリズム 5277 72個入 (400円/個)

【送料無料】新品!マルゼン 電気式 スチームコンベクションオーブン SSCX-P06THNU

I thought that I would take a relaxing day off this week. I knew this was likely to be a mistake – like wafting a big red flag in front of the fates while dancing on their new rug with … ソーサーマイセンコーヒーゴールデンドラゴンカップmeissen untertasse fr kaffeetasse reicher mingdrache grn mit gold中古

マルゼン ガス式 ガス蒸し器 MUS-055C【代引き不可】【業務用】【ガス蒸し機】【セイロタイプ】【自動給水システム】【スチーマー】

【業務用】スワン 電動式キューブアイスシェーバー FM-5S レッド

So, my posting rate for this year is fairly crappy. I am not quite managing a blog a month, and I’m wondering whether to keep my little place here going at all. Actually – that’s a story for my whole … サイズカバーヘッドアンフォラアンフォラ中古

【中古】吊戸棚 幅1500×奥行300×高さ450 【送料別途見積】【業務用】

福島工業 フクシマ 冷蔵庫 内装ステンレス鋼板 幅1490×奥行800×高1950mm URD-150RMD6 【 メーカー直送/代引不可 】

A friend of mine has had depression for years. At first I didn’t really understand it. Actually, at first I didn’t know she had depression, and when her mood would swing and she’d lose control and scream, I was a … セラミックアートfischerhuder kunstkeramik bontjes van beek中古

サンウェーブ業務用設備機器隅調理台間口800奥行800  S-CWT075C0B

ホシザキ 食器洗浄機 JWE-400TUB3アンダーカウンタータイプ 貯湯タンク内蔵【 食洗機 】【 業務用食器洗浄機 】【 食器洗浄機 業務用 】【送料無料】

So I wasn’t really sure what I wanted to blog about this week. There’s so much going on right now, I can barely get my head straight. I couldn’t come up with a subject – and that led me down … ベルリンビーダーマイヤーカップkpm berlin biedermeierandenkentasse aus freundschaft um 1840中古