is defined as “a short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant” or “postpone (a sentence, obligation, etc.)”, both of which sound very negative, yet it’s the word used for carers to have an official break from caring, especially if their loved one goes into a care home for the duration. My… Continue reading Respite….
Yes, we’re not wearing dressings, we’re not wearing dressings today….! (sung to the tune of ‘Yes, we have no bananas) – quelle surprise! We are all becoming quite adept at nursing tasks, and at playing along with the idea of Mr Nobody who does, or doesn’t do, all sorts of things. Maman giggles like… Continue reading Jeudi dans la pluie
We’re into January now, no snow or horrendous rain, thankfully, but a bit grey weatherwise….but feeling hopeful within. When we have a brief spell of sunshine, it’s like a knife slicing through the gloom, whether in the garden or within your soul, and makes you the tiniest bit positive about everything…. One by one, a… Continue reading Fresh start
I’m starting this blog as a way of organising my very random thoughts (and life!), and as a diary of sorts, please bear with me! 🙂 We live in a little corner of Yorkshire, with the most breathtaking countryside on our doorstep, and are lucky enough to have most of our family very near to… Continue reading Hello world!