I have been going to a Zumba class for quite some time now - enough time for me to have a 'spot' and to be able to chat with one or two others who prefer to dance at the front. I like the class - it is just enough for me to do to feel … Continue reading Shimmy shake
I finished with paid employment 12 months ago and have been celebrating the anniversary this week by starting a couple of volunteering opportunities. Up to now I've avoided the idea of volunteering - mainly because people kept asking me what I was going to do with my time and the rebel in me decided that … Continue reading What are they thinking?
I feel more comfortable wearing baggy clothing. Not necessarily ill-fitting clothes - just loose. I thought I'd read that wide-legged trousers were have a moment - possibly in the guise of culottes but nonetheless wide and trousers. At a social gathering this weekend I noticed that all but one of people I was with were … Continue reading Baggy Lady
I attended a yoga and creative writing workshop in Nottingham last week. It was the first time I'd done anything like this and when I booked I remember thinking 'why not?'. As the day got nearer I was thinking more along the lines of 'should I?' and for a split second considered bailing out and … Continue reading Not the sore thumb
I love my bike. I retired from work in September and the weather was unseasonably pleasant - so I took great joy in going on a daily bike ride along the Wirral Way. I was out in the fresh air, it was fun, it was exhilarating and I loved that I could wear leggings and … Continue reading When does the schoolyard get left behind?
What must it be like to fit everywhere and in everything? I don't really know as I was born fat and have continued to be fat. Apart from those brief periods when I starved myself into thinness. But even then my head was too bit for most hats and I could never find shoes to … Continue reading I hate chairs