What more can I say..........? Well, knowing me as you do by now, quite a lot actually! So the hen nights were over, the "Bottomless Prosecco Brunch" was a triumph; I had a Police escort around Cardiff Bay, the wheelchair karaoke was incredible and all the 'oooh, look at me, I'm a hen' stuff was… Continue reading It was a bloody brilliant day……!
The dreaded brown envelope arrived this morning, it sat there silently, nonchalantly even and so so still. It tried to adopt a charming demeanour as if it was exactly the same thing as the Iceland flyer, the Tesco Clubcard vouchers and the handful of junk mail lying there with it. Its corner poked out as… Continue reading The dreaded brown envelope is here…..
"I'm too old for this malarkey" I happened to say out loud whilst discussing wedding plans (which I tend to do quite often these days!) The assorted people around me, friends, sisters and daughter loudly disagreed so it was decided that I was to be taken out by said friends over the weekend for my… Continue reading Who wants a game of “BillyWingo”…..!!!
This is EXACTLY how I'm feeling tonight, I am imprisoned by this pain and this darkness, I can't even get into my car by myself to run away. The whole 'I need someone to help me with every bloody thing' is getting me down - like there's a mountain of rocks weighing down on me.… Continue reading Not having a good night……
With just under four weeks to go to the 'wheelchair wedding', we needed a break. I say the 'royal we' as I think P needed a bit of time away from all the girly stuff that seems to have surrounded him lately! So off to Mid Wales we went for a weekend away, hopefully… Continue reading Dam, dam, dam……!!
Wheelchair wedding dilemmas/challenges so far.... 1 - Find a dress that looks equally fabulous whilst hobbling on crutches AND whilst sitting in the wheelchair..... 2 - Find a hairdresser and a nail salon with a ramp so I can actually get into the shop in my chair.... 3 - Find a dressmaker to… Continue reading Woo hoo, we’ve got the shoes…..!!!
There was a time about eight months ago when I had a moment of enlightenment; not a religious or philosophical one but just one born of sheer bloody fed-up-ness. It coincided with a particularly bad encounter of total inaccessibility and the resulting screeching "aaarrrggghhh......" As we often do, we fancied a night away from… Continue reading Our new mantra…..
"Mary, Mary, quite contrary, How does your garden grow? With silver bells, and cockle shells, And pretty maids all in a row" Well, to answer the above question, 'not very well' and don't call me Mary.....!! My garden has been well and truly neglected as has everything for the last few months as 'Bridezilla'… Continue reading And pretty maids all in a row….
So amongst all the crazy wedding planning and not really knowing which day of the week it was, we had a lovely surprise! The answer to one of our many problems has finally arrived! "What is she on about again?" I hear you say? Well, obviously, (and I know this is going to spoil… Continue reading A new arrival……!
I'm sat here, in my bed, waiting for my grown up children to remember that it's Mother's Day and watching the boring Sunday politics shows whilst browsing the papers (i.e..catching up on my Facebook, Instagram etc....) and I'm bombarded with images and heartfelt messages online to mothers everywhere and I can't help it, but a… Continue reading Mother’s Day pondering…….