‘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 […]

‘Here’s to 2014…’

I thought it might be too late to say Happy New Year!  I hope you had an enjoyable Christmas break.  Mine was fairly uneventful, but in a good way.  Time chilling with the kids and planning what personal challenges I’m intending to achieve this coming year.  So let me fill you in… Firstly, I am […]

‘I couldn’t take it any more…’

It was a Thursday evening, nearing the end of the week. I don’t remember why I was hit- what I had done to cause your fit of rage. I’d say – nothing much, if anything at all. But that night, like many others, you told me I had to stay in my room. “My room” […]