Now before I start this post, I just need to reassure everyone that I did not climb the building in Minnesota! You may have seen it on Sky News. A few people have asked if it was me. It wasn’t. It was a friend of mine called Bandit. He’s always a nightmare for climbing stuff […]Read More Don’t Be a Fool…
Just when I thought I had seen pretty much all of the boozy lifestyle merchandise on offer and the metaphorical teat of pro-boozing had been milked to it’s very last drop, I made a discovery this afternoon! Yep. Turns out that I can’t even go into a nearby pet shop without stumbling across some boozy […]Read More Whatever Next?!
We have been invited to the Squirrels house next Saturday for their sons 7th Birthday. He is having a party and there is going to be a bouncy castle, obviously cake and probably booze! I used to feel a slight stab of resentment when I found party invitations in the kids book bags (told you […]Read More Kids Parties
Yesterday I had a really good day. I visited a flower farm in the morning and went to the beach in the afternoon with the family. It was a lovely invasion of the senses; brightly coloured fields of flowers – deep blues, hot pinks, zesty lime greens and soft peaches – some giving off a […]Read More ‘Spiritual Experiences’ in recovery
Today I went into a gift shop looking for a birthday present for a friend. I wandered about for a bit (I saw a sign saying ‘No dogs allowed’ but it didn’t mention anything about raccoons, so I was okay) and couldn’t really find anything that I thought was suitable. Before leaving I thought I’d […]Read More Ha ha ha, ‘It’s Wine O’ Clock!’
I know I’ve already mentioned that brilliant programme called ’24 hours in Police Custody’ a few posts ago (it was a looonng post. If you made it to the end awake, I salute you), but since then, I have watched more episodes and it is just so interesting. One observation that quickly becomes commonplace is: […]Read More Bothersome Boozers
(Warning: totally self-obsessed post alert!…Sorry, not sorry) One of the things that I really admired about Mr Raccoon when I met him was his natural ability to ‘Not Giveth a Shiteth’ about trying to continuously please other people all the time. He seems to have the perfect balance of politeness and assertiveness without being rude […]Read More What Lurks under the Smiley Exterior