“Happy talk, keep talkin’ happy talk, Talk about things you’d like to do…”

“Happy talk, keep talkin’ happy talk, Talk about things you’d like to do…”

This morning as I caught up with the news I read an article about a trial in York regarding four grown men bullying a teenage colleague because he was Catholic (the trial is today. In the 21st century. Not 100 years ago surprisingly).

As I read I felt my face start to scowl and I realised that I’ve spent a lot of time recently reading articles and watching news with my eyebrows all angry and my WTF face on.
I was beginning to worry it would stay like that. Read more

Procrastination

We’re getting ‘holiday ready’! Not a body thing (that ship sailed) but the preholiday week of attempting to get shit together whilst consistently being unprepared.
Choosing the accommodation was bad enough.
Can’t share room with kids, they’re noisy.
No balcony, Seth’s a climber.
No ungated pools, they’re fearless.
Nowhere TOO hot, we all get grumpy. Read more

Pet hates no.1

One of my (many) pet hates is when people ask me a question but have either no intention of listening to my answer or have a specific answer in mind already.
For example, 
“I was going to invite everyone for lunch between Christmas and New Year, what dates suit you?”
“Well we’re only free on the Tuesday”
“I was planning on doing it the Wednesday” 
*gets all arsey because we can’t make it*
WELL WHY SODDING ASK IF YOU HAVE A DATE ALREADY???? Read more