In today’s world, we are constantly bombarded with the idea that we are not good enough.
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Motherhood is a crazy, demanding, mind-numbing, relentless, humbling and ridiculously funny (I think that covers most parenting adjectives) and I spend most of time, quite honestly, winging it all the way.
Am I the only person to mourn the loss of the traditional name of the only pub in Leigh Broadway?
Now, don't get me wrong, I love cosying up with a red wine by a fire, or looking out of the window when it's snowing, but despite my hearty love of all things cold and wintry, I must admit that I am greatly cheered by the onset of spring.
On a Sunday night in July 1831 James Cook, fisherman and landlord of the Cock and Billet (now the Crooked Billet), was driving his fish machine to London when his horse took fright at a cow lying in the road and the machine careered off at rapid speed.
It was with a heavy heart that I heard Tony Warren, creator of Coronation Street had died.
I should have Earl Grey more, because for the few minutes it takes for me to drink it makes me reflect on a great memory.
Life is a serious business, ain't it? We're (I'm) full of woes like: will I ever get a mortgage?
As a writer, small interactions with people you don't know can be a goldmine.
Remarkable scenes were witnessed at Leigh, when certain inhabitants avenged what they termed an insult to their native place by burning the effigy of a Southend Town Councillor on the mud after carrying it through the streets.
I’ve been chucking out a lot of stuff. Like, a LOT. I should mention at this point that I’m what some people may call a hoarder.
You know when all your friends are posting pictures online of someone famous that it isn't good news.
The Sunday after New Year. The day before most people go back to work after time off over Christmas. And boy, the weather sure captured the mood didn't it?
It is that time of the year when everyone can pause for breath and look back at the year just gone to evaluate and take stock.
I don't usually repost those inspirational quote images online, because newsfeeds and timelines are saturated with them anyway, but one struck a chord this week. I
In Spring 1879 there seems to have been a boom in the snake population of Leigh on the cliffs.
I had a conversation at work the other day about VHS. It started with a simple "Remember VHS?"