The ‘Phew’ Factor

Have you ever noticed how a normal day can be hugely improved simply by something bad nearly happening but not actually happening? This is what I mean by the 'Phew' Factor.  'Phew!' as in 'what a relief!' Not 'Phew!' as in 'What a pong!' There have been three occasions in the last two weeks when... Continue Reading →

How old is a ‘Sheila’?

If all you knew about me was my name, how old would you expect me to be? If I were an Ethel or Betty you'd probably be thinking 'over eighty'.  A 'Kylie' is probably under 20? So how old is a 'Sheila'? Well, it's dawned on me that I am the youngest 'Sheila'  I know.... Continue Reading →

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