Scattered Showers

In this new world I am living I watch TV on an evening. I usually don't sit down until late, the boxes seem to be getting smaller, but we are still finding things. Oh, and one of the TV remotes STILL hasn't turned up. It will be somewhere safe ...I  know it... Anyway, I digress.... Continue Reading →

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The other day I was told several times, in a kind of dismissive way, sometimes patronising way, that the way the “nearly the adults” are behaving – is normal. That I shouldn’t be complaining. That every other parent of “ nearly an adult “ was living the same, on a day-to-day basis. Can I be... Continue Reading →

Moved

The week leading up to the move I had planned and theorised everything. I had tried to second guess every eventuality. I had kept the boys away from all the drama of the solicitors, estate agents, removal companies, buyers and sellers. It was all so stressful. I had plates spinning in every direction. Some precariously... Continue Reading →

Our Stairs

We are moving soon. Getting ready to move has stirred a lot of memories. We have two flights of stairs. Our Stairs The first Christmas morning, the boys tiptoeing like elephants “Is it time yet, can we go down stairs?” “No, go back to bed, it's only half past four” Twenty minutes later “No, it's... Continue Reading →

Messaging…

As though things are not hard enough, we get people to stir things up even more. Sat there this morning, chilling out. Went to make second cup of coffee, saw that one of them was online. Popped up stairs to see if he wanted a coffee. Always good to get them moving early! He was... Continue Reading →

The Chat

I had dropped the Boy at the club. He was in a bit of a mood. Someone had said something that had made him cross. All was fine though. He was going to hang out with some mates after the club, so I was collecting him later. I could have gone home, but the other... Continue Reading →

Hide and Seek?

Following a discussion with Katherine on Twitter about Hide and Seek I got thinking about the missing episodes we are having here ( The Police). I have spoken to several people about what is happening. A professional has told me to not look for him when he is missing, as she thinks it is just a game... Continue Reading →

Saturated

Our whole life is absorbed with living, waking, waiting, Listening, anticipating, second guessing, planning, Plotting, back peddling, emailing, texting, Meetings, organising, posting, signing, Explaining, explaining again, explaining  more,   Controlling our breathing....   Catching the next curve ball, dodging the grenades, Building the scaffolding, putting out the touch-paper, Fighting the fire, damping the flames, It's... Continue Reading →

An Epilogue?

It is has been a pretty full on couple of weeks. The events of Mate Crime followed by The Next Day had left us all reeling. Tom and James went to Scouts the following day. It was during Scouts Tom's phone started ringing. He answered a couple, then left the phone with one of the scout leaders. The scout... Continue Reading →

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