Blooming El



I'll be honest, I've tried to write this post several times over the last few days. You know when you want to write, know what you want to write but just can't find the bloody words? Yeah that. I'm sitting in my bedroom, listening to those awesome wine and crime gals, hoping that I can just chat (type) my way through this post. Here goes...

It's hard to believe that another year is nearly over, it's even more hard to believe that we'll be entering 2018 (a few weeks ago I wrote the year as 2013, doh!). Where has all that time gone?

2017 has been an...'okay' year, I spent the first few months of it coming to terms with the fact my Nan was no longer with us and whilst I think I handled it all pretty well, I'm kind of glad that I had our New York trip to look forward to as it helped to have something positive to focus on. I've learnt over the past year that it's important to have something to look forward to, something positive to counteract the negatives, and to be grateful for what you DO have.


I'm back with a Wonderful Wednesday, yay! Let's just skip to the good bit shall we? 

Country Music 

You've got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, know when to walk away, know when to run.

Those lyrics have been in my head since Sunday, when G gave me a Now That's What I Call Country CD as an early Christmas present.

I do love country music and apparently I sang along to all the songs on the CD's advert which sent G's brain bing, bing, binging.

A day with G

Finally, G had a Saturday off and it was BLISS. We went out for breakfast and finished our Christmas shopping.

Then we returned home, stuck Love Actually on and wrapped all of our presents. I'm hoping we can do something similar next year and make a little tradition out of it because I rather enjoyed our day together!


As some of you may know, I lost my darling Nan last December. Although we spent Christmas without her last year, I didn't have time to process it all as everything happened so quickly. This year, I've really been thinking about the fact that she won't be here.

My Nan absolutely loved C…
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