Today (14th November) is World Diabetes Day, also the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin along with Charles Best in 1922. This time last year, I “liked” a couple of awareness posts from acquaintances on social media and thought nothing more of it. Yet, they had planted the seeds in my subconscious that eventually led to my daughter’s diagnosis with Type 1 Diabetes just 11 days later.
I’m off work this week, which means more time for blogging, reading and writing! Here are this week’s questions, which are all about spooky season.
I’m a day late posting, but here are my answers to this week’s questions, which are all about the wonder that is the human brain.
Wednesday Hodgepodge is a weekly question-and-answer meme hosted by Joyce from From This Side of the Pond. Here are my answers to this week’s questions, which are all about working.
This is the first time I’ve taken part in the Wednesday Hodgepodge, but I’ve been reading the posts for a while and it seems like fun. Here are my answers to this week’s questions:
This week (9th-15th May) in the UK is Mental Health Awareness Week, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation. This year’s theme is loneliness, and I’m sharing a very personal story in the hopes it might help others.
I’m sorry I haven’t posted in such a long time. Life gave us a few hard blows one after the other, and I had to abandon all my writing and blogging plans. Luckily, things have settled down now and I feel ready to share what’s happened.
Happy World Book Day! I’m wearing my Blair Book Print dress from Popsy Clothing and my beautiful book earrings which were a gift from a dear friend. This year’s theme is “Reading is Power”, which I’ll be sharing my thoughts on later. But first, here’s a summary of all the fun bookish things going on […]