Neither straight nor narrow – 1st anniversary postage

Happy Birthday lifeonapedalo – one year old this month! Last year, inspired by Eat Pray Love, I realised my one word to encompass all self-definition. Frightened. Not Inspired. Not Hilarious. Not Deepnwide (ok, that’s two). Not caring. Not fun-loving. Bloody Frightened. What a sorry state of affairs! But there we were. Frightened of bloody everything … Continue reading “Neither straight nor narrow – 1st anniversary postage”

Come to me my Melon Cauli Baby

Today for my blog I have made un petit film Francais called “Come to me my Melon Cauli Baby”. You can see it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrzHNbQ5UlU Here is the story behind it, in brief. I was feeling sad on Monday, and to cheer myself up I put on a new record I bought at a flea … Continue reading “Come to me my Melon Cauli Baby”

10 things to re-balance wonky brain chemistry

Sometimes you just have a crappity day. I had one yesterday. A sad wider-family bereavement left me feeling hollow for those closer family who were grieving. And some stuff happened which left me feeling like I was a needy, bitter, sad & unlovable annoyance. I’m prone to this, even though I know that much of … Continue reading “10 things to re-balance wonky brain chemistry”

Why I’m not giving anything up for Lent

The reason isn’t because I have the willpower of a gnat. Although that is true. I suffer from depression and grief. Or, I battle with it. That’s more accurate. Events of life made my soul fall in a hole a couple of years ago, and I’m still unable to climb out of it. But I’m … Continue reading “Why I’m not giving anything up for Lent”