Cwoss Dwessing

Been a while hasn’t it? Well, we’ve been away – no, not at her Majesty’s pleasure – but on holiday. A week or so of fantastic weather up by the Lakes. No mobile reception, iffy TV reception: but acres of blue sky, rolling hills, a playground (for El Toddler) and plenty of chance to read on an evening. Quality. As Lilly Von Schuck would say: “Ahhh… I feel wefreshed.” 🙂 Things are going well at the mo, family life is good (we’ll see what happens this Thursday shall we?) and work is slowly down from insane to just frantic. I’ve been asked to do a piece on my make-over (see previous blog entries) which I really must get around to […]

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Sometimes, it’s great to be a man….

In an effort to post something a bit more upbeat than the last two entries…. Oh, but before you read on, if you don’t like kids – skip on to paragraph two. 🙂 Family Guys I’ve had a good weekend with just P. and our little lad (LL). Today was a trip to a local park and we played for ages on the swings + slides. Fun for all the family! Yesterday, he and I went shopping for P. He was good as gold all the way around the shops despite me dragging him all around town through umpteen shops. That can’t be easy when you’re nearly 3, but he braved it like a good ‘un. After three… ‘bless’ 🙂 […]

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Welcome to a new kind of tension

I’ve stared at this browser window for a while now and the creative juices aren’t just with me tonight. It seems the pendulum of acceptance – to use a slightly bonkers image – has swung the other way. P. is, as you may have read, on the chopping block at work and she’s really worried. I’m doing a 120mph at work and things seem to be piling up. My job is frankly, doing my head in. I really feel for P. but not having been laid off, I don’t know exactly what she’s going through. All I can do is listen. I hope that’s enough. I upset her last night by leaving with my face on and dress underneath my […]

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A week of highs and lows.

I started this post on Wednesday night full of flipancy and froth that you’ve grown to expect on this blog. For those newbie readers, welcome to the war. 🙂 So, in the style of Channel 5’s Brass-Eye news, I will be presenting this blog in a good-week bad-week stylee. Good Week It’s the Easter break. Five days away from work. ****ing hey. Say ‘risk management’ time one more time. Say it again, I dare you. I double dare you MF. 😀 Earlier in the week H. picked up MaxFactor’s new mascara (whose exact product name escapes me right now). It’s fabby, but when you’re used to the standard types, like I am, you’ve got to watch that you don’t pile […]

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Summer Loving?

What is it with the Grease jokes? Enough already! Well, we’ve got an all male ballet review, so I guess it’s just a matter of time before someone does a TG Grease. 🙂 Actually, dare I Google that? I’m sure someone’s got some Sandy pix somewhere. Summer Wardrobe You may have already read that P. and I were having a bit of a sale on Ebay. Nothing like getting folk to give you money for you old tatt. Anyway, P. asked if I wanted to keep anything before she flogged it on. There was a very nice yellow and red (no, stay with me) sleaveless shift dress… which I have kept and wore to Saturday’s Chams do in Leicester. I […]

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