‘I am in Ecdysis…’

No, I haven’t become ‘too big for my boots’ since becoming an Open University student.  I discovered the word ‘ecdysis’ today and thought how accurately that process describes how I’m feeling right now.  For those of you who are unaware of the word, it is of Greek origin and describes the process of shedding the […]

‘Feel the fear and do it anyway…’

So I have…I’ve  joined the Open University and will be studying an Access course with them.  I have to say, they were very prompt in sending me my course materials!  Three days later and still thinking ‘what the hell have I done…’, my course materials were delivered to my door. Just to update you all […]

‘Maternal Instinct…’

Until I had children of my own, I never really thought about  ‘maternal instinct’.  All I knew, or rather felt, was that my own mother didn’t give a shit about me.  She knew her relationship with my step-father was detrimental to my well-being (he started abusing me ‘before’ the domestic violence started), but, because she […]