• 2019,  Life,  NaNoWriMo

    Some News…

    …not the big deal, slightly life changing news that people usually post online after the words “Some news” but I couldn’t resist it for a title. A friend just wrote in an email to me that she hasn’t really seen any news type blogs lately. And she’s right, I haven’t been sharing any. But I’m also not sure there’s any major news to share. Having said I wanted to share more of the day to day stuff though, here’s what’s going on. Several of these points probably deserve longer entries of their own, but this will do for now. My wound on my thigh is healed. It was a much…

  • 2019

    I’ve had a little time to find the truth

    (title is a line from the song A Little Time by The Beautiful South) I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how much time simply being disabled takes. Although there had always been the odd thing that took a long time or a lot of effort to sort out because of my disability it’s only really in the last year or so (since I started wearing compression and particularly since the carers started coming twice a day) that I really understood what people meant when they said being disabled takes a lot of time. But suddenly I’m waiting twice a day for a carer to turn up. I get a…

  • 2019

    The Life and Times of Emma

    I seem to have accidentally abandoned my blog again over the last two months. I didn’t intend to do that but life seemed to get in the way rather and it stopped me doing what I planned (the changes to this I talked about last time). And I’ve been thinking for a few weeks that I should write something here but not doing it. Then yesterday my diaryland days popped into my mind. Those were my uni years and a year or two after (from the end of 2000 until early 2006 ish) I think when I use to post something most days. Often just simple and what I’d been…