Category Archives: Memory



Music

I am laying on the sofa listening to (and half watching) a YouTube playlist of Leonard Cohen music. The Jellicle is upstairs sorting her medical stuff and Weasel is out. I am reflecting that I cannot imagine a life without music. Every so often on Desert Island Discs or in the pub or something I … Read More


Thinking Day

I’ve written before about having been a Girl Guide and maybe mentioned that The Jellicle thinks they’re some kind of secret cult organisation. Today is Thinking Day, which is the day celebrated as a sort of founding day by most Guides and Brownies and Scouts. The weirdness that is having the same birthday as your … Read More



Archives

You know, I didn’t start blogging in 2003, I started blogging in 2002 in my final year of uni waaaaay back in the webcam house. This blog’s archives go back to 2003 because I lost the webcam house diary along the way. I think there’s also a missing year in this blog’s archives but I … Read More


My First Day At School

If you don’t believe me then chances are I’m telling the truth. I’m a great story teller, I have a lot of them and I exagerate and emphasise and all the rest of it and people enjoy my stories but I have noticed that when I just tell people things as they happen or have … Read More


My Blue Peter Badge

The Eyes suggested I blog a memory for each year of my life – mainly as a writing prompt, so this is what I’m doing. I’ve done, one and two already but three is a little trickier. As I’ve described I find my very early memories to be like small islands floating in a sea … Read More



My First Memory

My first memory isn’t really, I suspect, a memory any more. It’s more the memory of a memory. I have revisited it time and again over the past thirty two (almost) years, ever since someone when I was about six told me that they couldn’t remember anything before they were ten. That completely freaked me … Read More