(photo source) My mother died, from complications related to treatment of her cancer (she had Multiple Myeloma, she died aged 45) on Boxing Day, 1994. It was a very difficult time for my whole family, and memories are still painful, nearly 18 years from that day. For her funeral, we chose hymns and songs she […]READ MORE
Welcome to my Friday Rants. I’ve linked up with MummyBarrow, who also likes a good rant on a Friday. If you want to join in, you can find her link here. A good rant is therapeutic. Come join us! I only have two ranty rants today… Rant 1: People who intervene and try to “help” […]READ MORE
Welcome to my Friday rants, a good rant is therapeutic. I’ve linked up with MummyBarrow for her Ranty Friday, feel free to join in and get things off your chest too, here I have 3 rants this week…. Rant 1: TFL (Transport For London) Oyster: I am completely floored by how illogical it is. I […]READ MORE
People who know me, my friends and family know I don’t drive, so this isn’t really a confession, more of a get it off my chest. Yup, I don’t drive. What’s more, I can drive, I’ve had plenty of lessons, I just really don’t like it, and have never seen the point of passing my […]READ MORE
Welcome to my Friday Rants from the Soapbox in my Living room. I’m also linking up with MummyBarrow for her Ranty Friday. Feel free to join in, a good rant on a Friday is therapeutic! I have 3 rants this week. Rant number 1: Dear TFL, London United Buses, Highway Maintenance and the Gas works […]READ MORE
At my last appointment with my rheumatologist, for a general bi annual check up, he suggested that something I might like to consider at a treatment option; Methotrexate. A drug that is now more widely used for rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. Basically it works by “dampening” down the immune system, so my body would […]READ MORE
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Welcome to the Mad House. I originally started this blog, in a blur of sleep deprivation, to get my thoughts and feelings down somewhere, on parenting, second time round, with a baby that had major sleep issues (and not just normal ones) but it has grown and grown. We are now well into our fifth year at the Mad House and you will find blog posts on anything from gardening, to politics, with lots of ramblings on parenting, and also about living with food intolerances. I blog about cows milk and gluten free cooking too.