End of another decade

It came as a surprise. ‘End of the decade’ he said. I hadn’t noticed. Turns out, it is December 2019, and next year will be 2020. Thinking in terms of decades is not something we do very often. Usually only once every 10 years. And a decade feels such a long period of time. I’veContinue reading “End of another decade”

Not morning mist

It’s a rule I’ve lived by for many years: Don’t mess about in extreme weather. But the frequency of extreme weather is increasing. It’s time to identify some coping strategies. If I obeyed my own rule, on the day the heatwave peaked, I shouldn’t have been valiantly trying to start my stubborn car at trafficContinue reading “Not morning mist”

A different approach

Beware unintended consequences because you might get what you asked for. This wasn’t what I had in mind when I said ‘Bigger’! But first a bit of background. Before starting this site, I read some how-to-blog blogs and gathered a few tips and tricks. First, be informative and inspirational if you want to encourage peopleContinue reading “A different approach”

The brain on heat

I know I’ve worked it out because I’ve managed to write a blog post. It’s such a wonderful release. There is this weight. And then it’s gone. I can happily report I’m not going potty. Not yet anyway. But there’s always a little niggle: ‘Is this the right answer?’ Sometimes, it can feel so rightContinue reading “The brain on heat”