アリアト レディース ブーツ&レインブーツ シューズ Rambler Dusted 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 (業務用10セット) アルボース クリーンジェル ディスペンサー

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!

 

 

文具・オフィス用品 (業務用100セット) セーラー万年筆 スペアインク 13-0402-120 黒 12本 【×100セット】

八ツ矢工業(YATSUYA) アルミ縄ばしご MSカギ付 8m 120501 【送料無料】(踏み台、梯子、脚立、作業台、防災用品)

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 … DXガスフライヤー D-TGFL-35 (ガス種:プロパン) LPガス【代引き不可】【揚げ物器】【Deep fryer】【業務用厨房機器厨房用品専門店】

裁断用ビニール板 寸法 2500*1000ミリ 【送料無料】【代引き手数料サービス】

ホシザキ 業務用電磁調理器 IHコンロ カウンタータイプ HIH-333C15E (HIH-333C15B)

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 … 卓上IHフライヤー (深槽型) FIF154【代引き不可】【揚げ物器】【Deep fryer】【業務用厨房機器厨房用品専門店】

ワイドスリム/梁対応 ベーシック WDS-75DMS

[TKG16-1111] SAサービスワゴン F-51

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 … DXガスフライヤー D-TGFL-67W 都市ガス【代引き不可】【揚げ物器】【Deep fryer】【業務用厨房機器厨房用品専門店】

住友 PC 手まり寿司型 TEMAR 10ヶ取 【業務用】【送料無料】

【業務用】電気温蔵庫 ステンレス2段片面扉 【HS-1500SA】【ニチワ電気】幅1500×奥行750×高さ1800

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 … IHフライヤー TIFL-87WN 50Hz【代引き不可】【揚げ物器】【Deep fryer】【業務用厨房機器厨房用品専門店】

SAレ・アール 角グラタンセット 1-1011-44W【代引き不可】【ホテルパン フードパン】【バイキング ビュッフェ】【バンケットウェア】【チェーフィング ウォーマー】【Ω】【スタンド】【飾り台】【業務用厨房機器厨房用品専門店】

ステンレス 寸胴用 トライアングルキャリー 55cm用 【業務用】【送料無料】【プロ用】

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 … IHフライヤー TIFL-67WN 50Hz【代引き不可】【揚げ物器】【Deep fryer】【業務用厨房機器厨房用品専門店】

三段重 本重 6寸 溜内朱

UK 18-8 S型丸飾台 30インチ用 (C) 鳳凰【 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 … DXガスフライヤー D-TGFL-45 都市ガス【代引き不可】【揚げ物器】【Deep fryer】【業務用厨房機器厨房用品専門店】

Sampo/三宝産業 窓なしカバー式丸チェーフィング/小D105G-S ST中皿付

【送料無料】アルマイトセイロ用 身54cm (047020) [業務用 大量注文対応]

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 … DXガスフライヤー D-TGFL-67W 都市ガス【代引き不可】【揚げ物器】【Deep fryer】【業務用】

【送料無料】JNO-A360XS 業務用炊飯ジャー 2升:タイガー魔法瓶

フジマック ジェットオーブン(コンパクトシリーズ) FEJOA9 【 メーカー直送/代引不可 】

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 … DXガスフライヤー D-TGFL-130W都市ガス【代引き不可】【揚げ物器】【Deep fryer】【業務用】

フジマック IHコンロ(内外加熱タイプ) FIC137515D 【 メーカー直送/代引不可 】【道具屋】

【まとめ買い】炒めシャモジ(スモーク) 【CH-2072】 (AS) 【120点】kakusee

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 … 電気フライヤー F-13DG【代引き不可】【揚げ物器】【Deep fryer】【業務用】

【 業務用 】カワジュン SUS430フラットシェルフ・ステンレスポスト 600×720×H1500 5段【 メーカー直送/代金引換決済不可 】

♪###ノーリツ ビルトインコンロ【N3S03PWASKSTESC】PROGRE Plus プログレプラス プラチナシルバーガラストップ ステンレスゴトク 75cmタイプ キャセロール付属

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 … サミー遠赤ガス式フライヤー 段落ち式 DF一槽式DF-030都市ガス【代引き不可】【揚げ物器】【Deep fryer】【業務用】

SA 雪藤 サケ切 (片刃) 30cm <30cm >( キッチンブランチ )

【送料無料】de BUYER デバイヤー 18-10モール・ア・ブッシュトライ アングル6連 4582-01 WMC07【smtb-u】

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 … IHフライヤー TIFL-87WN 60Hz【代引き不可】【揚げ物器】【Deep fryer】【業務用】