I’m Gonna Build Castles From The Rubble

I know that’s not quite how the lyric ends, but there you go. After my last personal post, I bet you were hoping for some more positive news from me. Well, I got some more miserable news of my own, but I’m going to try to be upbeat and proactive.

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Top 10 Reasons Why Cats Are The Worst Writing Partners

I’ve done a Top 10 Reasons Why Cats Are The Best Writing Partners before. But now I feel it’s time for the Top 10 Reasons Why Cats Are The Worst Writing Partners. So sit back and relax whilst I count them down.

[Naughty cat won’t release me to write!]

Unless, of course, you have a cat on you.

Are you ready…?

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Seasonal This & Seasonal That

And by seasonal, I, of course, mean Christmas time!

I put my tree up yesterday. Howard Bear wasn’t massively happy, but he was glad that I waited until we were closer to December this year before I allowed the seasonal madness to take over! Of course, even without a tree up, I already had a stockpile of presents.

I’m working on being organised this year as far as giving goes.

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Them’s The Breaks & Christmas Plans

It’s been a strange week, not least because my other half, Mr Bear, ended up staying home to work for three days after catching his foot against the door in the middle of the night. We think he’s either broken or seriously injured his toe. A call to the NHS helpline meant he’s had it strapped up and been unable to walk on it for a few days.

Of course, this almost nixed our plans to use my first Saturday off in ages to visit the York Christmas market. In the end, we did end up going, but Howard Bear’s foot was still quite achy and we didn’t stay as long as we possibly would have liked.

However, it was absolutely belting it down with rain, so I’m partly glad we didn’t stay that long and went, instead, to find somewhere warm to dry off and eat.

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