Category Archives: How I Live

Monday Miscellany: January sickness…

Happy Monday!January is not a good month for the Dempsey’s. For the last couple of years, Ma and I always get sick in January. I thought that I’d escaped this year but on Wednesday night had another episode of fever … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Great for January

Happy MondayGuys last week was hard. We gradually have more light in January but in London at least the mornings are darker for a while and sunrise is right about 8am at this point in the month. I have to … Continue reading

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Recommendations: Angus Castus

Although I’ve been aware of it for a little while, last year peri-menopause really started to kick me in the bum, my PMT has been horrendous and my period has been somewhat erratic, some have been perfectly normal, some have … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Birthdays

Happy Monday! Because I missed Friday Links las week they’re below. Other things last week, Ma had a birthday and we (me, Ma, Ben and Lu went to Hawksmoor for lunch which was lovely!) We cleared the allotment, had a … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Queen of the Quiz

Happy Monday!  Last week was busy and tough, the last week of November is just difficult for me, it’s Stef’s anniversary and really, really dark. It’s like my body just gives up on trying to be cheerful and enthusiastic. I … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Aching and Tired

Happy Monday! I’m hobbling into work today because I have been broken by compost! We had a work team volunteer day at Spitalfields City Farm and I got to spend some quality time with a compost heap. Then yesterday I … Continue reading

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Habit and Routine

Some of the best advice I was ever given is that “routines are just habits with a fancy name”. It’s been on my mind recently because I apparently am very into routines and I’ve been getting some shade about how … Continue reading

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