Category Archives: Blogging

It’s good to be back

I’ve had the last week off work. And we’ve done very little. And tomorrow I go back to work. So how come Sunday evening is when I finally decide to do some sorting out, get papers together, and tidy up … Continue reading

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Becoming the Little Man – and (just about) nodding us onwards

One of the many reasons for the my long blogging interlude (in addition to the obvious, honest reason that laziness begets laziness) has been the inevitable questions that float around in my head concerned with what I might share, what I … Continue reading

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Welcome to a new world …

Good morning Blogger Universe! Anyone who remembers my previous blogging existence may recall it was characterised by periods of verbal diarrhoea interspersed with eerie silences; outpourings of emotionally charged downloading sitting cheek by jowl with confused ponderings on the slightly bizarre nature of blogging … Continue reading

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Looking back: my adoption journey so far through the Pedalling Solo lens

I’ve been officially on my adoption journey for over a year now – not counting the years of thinking about it before I officially picked up the phone for the first time – and I’ve been blogging about it on and … Continue reading

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Testing out the hidden joys of the countryside

It’s been an interesting experience, committing to daily blogging. Along the way I have faced a number of barriers: time, procrastination, energy, tiredness… Of course these interlink with each other too, especially at about this time of the evening , … Continue reading

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Time for a half-way review: #NaBloPoMo Day 15

It’s #NaBloPoMo day 15: time for a half-way review. So far I have kept it up, this challenge to blog every day for a month. It hasn’t always been easy though: I regularly find myself writing up to the deadline … Continue reading

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The blank screen is vanquished: #NaBloPoMo day 12

I sit. I stare at a blank screen. No inspiration comes. Possible topics float into my brain: why write; adoption, money and family support; the buying of gadgets; the discipline of daily activity; whether, in reality I am actually growing … Continue reading

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In which I ask myself quite why #NaBloPoMo seemed a good idea?

Periodically I set myself targets and challenges. It’s something I’ve done all my life, but in recent times good examples are Janathon (jogging and blogging about it every day in January) and #2013in2013 when I made myself walk, run or … Continue reading

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30 days of blogging here we go … #NaBloPoMo is on

I dillied. And I dallied. I cautiously thought I might. Then I thought maybe it was all a bit much. I have generally written this blog with a cause, so maybe I should stick to my subject? Or is that … Continue reading

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My blog is almost human it waffles so much …

As anyone who follows me on Twitter as well as occasionally catches me on here would know life has been interesting recently. (Yes the kind of “interesting” that comes with free quote marks.) For a range of reasons, it’s so … Continue reading

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