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Quote of the Day (3/365)

on Jan 3, 2014

Never regret anything because at one time, it was exactly what you wanted.

— Anon.

The day with the alphabetising joy

on Jan 3, 2014

Today’s chiefly been a pyjama day. Yep, again. It’s cold and stormy out, which is not good considering I rarely want to leave the house even when it’s warm and sunny. (Heh.) M and S did venture out long enough to pick up a DVD tower from IKEA, so I spent the afternoon doing one of my favourite things: re-organising our 300+ DVD collection. My God, I love alphabetising shit. It’s taken almost three years, but just before Christmas we removed the dog’s crate from the dining room. I kept putting it off as, despite never using it for sleep/safety reasons, Wesk still loved it, often running to it as his Special Place if chastised or given a special treat. Trouble is, it was huge – and our dining room was not. So it’s gone – replaced with a much more small-room-friendly doggy bed cushion and a box to keep all of his toys safe – and...

Quote of the Day (2/365)

on Jan 2, 2014

I am who I am today because of the choices I made yesterday.

Eleanor Roosevelt

The day I was REALLY glad I was still on holiday

on Jan 2, 2014

The quotes – do they bother you? I hope not. 2013 was a year chocful of melancholic reflection, and as a lover of a wonderful turn of phrase, it’s these kind of poncey quotes and lyrics that kept me going. I try and avoid the really cheesy, cliched ones – no, really, I swear – but ones like the Churchill quote resonate in weird and wholly wonderful ways. I hope they do for you, too. If not – well, I don’t know what to tell you. You might need to close your eyes for every other post, dude. (Psst. If you have any favourites that you think I may love, please do share!) Today’s been surprisingly productive – well, so far, at least. I spent the morning lying beside my snoring spouse in bed, hammering my way through a very full inbox and talking bollocks on Twitter (as I’m wont to do these days). I am so very happy that I’m not yet...

Quote of the Day (1/365)

on Jan 1, 2014

When you’re going through hell, keep going.

Winston Churchill
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