Lessons Learned: Part V

Hi, If I look back to the memories of the emotions I had when i started this blog, I was very much up and down about my dressing. Okay, mostly down which was not a good thing. Getting by with occasional dressing before work, frantically clearing away all signs, sneaking time to buy things, and trying to live in just one gender. Moments snatched in a busy life and feelings of shame or guilt around who I was. Not a rollercoaster ride I would recommend. I think there’s a line between privacy, personal space, and hidden secrets. To live a life where a person must constantly check what they say, hide who they are: what type of life is that? […]

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Renew

Hi, Due to a small and welcome windfall, I bought a new dress and heels this week. The shoes were a small eight so they will have to go back. That’s what I’m trying myself, rather than saying a wide nine may have been a wiser choice. Still, no need to worry about car parking, just a trip to the Post Office and they’ll go back without fuss. I am hoping that somehow, all will be well with a Thursday night out. It seems an age since I dressed and I am slightly nervous on the organisation of the night. That and, will I remember how to do my makeup or style my hair? Maybe that’s just the nerves talking. […]

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Stories matter

Hi, So, how are things? Have you managed to avoid cabin fever as well as COVID19? 🙂 The sun is out, the birds are singing, and, NO! GET BACK INSIDE! WHAT WERE YOU THINKING!! 🙂 Ahem… well, we’ll just have to do our best to stay sane eh? We may not have a bus service or a shop out here, but the Jones Crew have a number of rural routes for our daily stroll. I say our, but the kids seem happy to stay inside with WiFi, snacks, and remote gaming with their mates. You have to pick your battles 🙂 To be fair to them, they’ve done really well keeping up with school work, so with it being the […]

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