The Bad Stuff

Counting Time

Since I left my insane, abusive ex, the expected PTSD has revealed a most unexpected side effect. Counting time. You may not have heard of this. In fact I have googled it so many times, that the mouse finds its own way to the page now. And, guess what?? I found nothing! Nothing to reassure… Continue reading Counting Time

Family Life

What makes a Mother?

    . What makes a mother a ‘Mum?’   I’m thinking now… Is it the endless hours spent explaining how?   The scolding, the nodding, the holding? The wiping, the hugging, the folding? Is it when your child came home beaming, looking to you for the approval they’re seeking?   When they take their… Continue reading What makes a Mother?


National Spread the Happy Day

  Did you know?? National ‘I Want You to be Happy Day’ is observed annually on March 3. That’s today, folks! This day was created as a day to encourage us to do something to make others happy. Putting a smile on someone’s face tends to put one on ours, too.  It’s actually quite limitless.… Continue reading National Spread the Happy Day


STUNNING ART by Kristin Wilkinson

I stumbled across this extremely gifted young artist, Kristin Wilkinson, while just messing around on Twitter the other day. Who says social media is a waste of time?? 😉 Here is a selection of her work, done in various mediums.     I was so impressed that I got in touch with her, and asked… Continue reading STUNNING ART by Kristin Wilkinson

Writing 'n' Stuff

Wot I done learnt in my 1st year of Blogging

I have just realised that I have been blogging for just over a year now. I know, I know – I’m a bit slow on the uptake sometimes! But shout out “Who’s for a second slice of lemon drizzle?” and I’m like greased lightning, I am! 😀 I have read so many great blog posts… Continue reading Wot I done learnt in my 1st year of Blogging


Sonnet to Docs and Gifs.

Having a hellish time, learning how to convert docs to gifs/jpegs and all the other alien life forms out there in computer land! Managed to get this into ‘gif’ form after a mere 38 minutes. And now I’m going to have a lie-down in an internet free room. P.S. Angel Down is my pen name,… Continue reading Sonnet to Docs and Gifs.