22.5.14

Ten Random Thoughts

1. I'm often too busy to blog when work, home and family get in the way and it can be frustrating. But, honestly, blogging mostly gives me a buzz.
2. I remember my first crushes and wonder why - Daniel from Streetly 
3. ... and Trevor Eve from Shoestring? 
4. I wish I could see more of my friends who've moved away. I'm so looking forward to meeting up in the summer hols for coffee, lunch and chat. 
5. I look forward to those rare moments when I have the house to myself (not easy with a husband who works from home).
6. I'm shocked by the signs of ageing post 45 – hello back fat, I didn't expect you.
7. I often feel happy for no apparent reason. Simplifying my life has brought me so much happiness.
8. I love a 'creative' haircut. 
9. I dream of living on a barge.
10. Sometimes it's all about an early night - warm drink, pjs, socks, book. 

There...  so nice to let these ten random thoughts escape. Linking in with Annie.

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14 comments :

  1. I'd be interested to find out what you mean by creative haircut :) Feeling happy for no apparent reason is one of the best kinds of happiness, it comes from within. Have a great weekend. x

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    1. Hi Christina, I currently have a young enthusiastic hairdresser who can give a creative twist to even a boring bob.

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  2. Somehow that post felt really cosy :) I feel much the same, and particularly enjoy my space and family.
    And my first crush was Dave from Streetly… LOL

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  3. Great picture. She looks strong. Ditto the back fat which I only just noticed in a shop mirror, but must have been there a while.

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  4. I'm not sure that we get fat as we age. I've had episodes in my past where I put on a bit of weight and I dealt with it. I'm 50 now and my body shape is the same as ever and my weight is pretty constant and is ok. No back fat unless or until I get out of shape which applied at 20 just as it does at 50. If I put on weight in the future, I will assume that like in the past I ate too much at Christmas and kept eating until past Easter. Then I will get it off again. Mostly though I just eat well and lots of it and my weight is a constant.

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  5. Perfect post. I'm with you on the back fat! I just don't feel that I should be old at 45 or podgy but trust me I am getting both! lol Thank the lord for clothes you can hide it in.

    X x

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  6. Jolly good post!! Inspired me to revel in those random thoughts!

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  7. I can relate to almost everything on your list except maybe the living on a barge bit. Although I do wonder what it would be like to downsize significantly and/or get an RV to travel in a few years when we retire. Thanks for sharing. B

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  8. Oh, definitely the early nights and the 'living on a barge' dream...must get around to posting my 10 'randoms'.
    Blogging is lovely but devoting the time required can be difficult, can't it?
    Have a great weekend.
    S

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  9. Maybe not back fat, but definitely front fat! I'm 44 and it has crept up on me. I had a friend who lived on a barge. It made for very intimate parties.
    Leanne xx

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  10. I love the happiness emanating from here, wonderful. My other half was very fond of Trevor Eve in Shoestring! I do like putting on pjs as well, the earlier in the evening the better, although I don't go to bed very early, I just like to wear them. Barges and little living spaces are lovely, often so cleverly and attractively designed. I hope you have a really good weekend. CJ xx

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  11. I could have written this post! Except for 2 and 3 ... my Mum was the one with the crush on Trevor Eve!

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  12. That's a lovely random ten. I'm 36 and I have back fat but I think that's more down to cake than age. Well not back fat exactly, more muffin tops. Yep, that's probably the cake...

    I often think that you do seem like a very happy, sorted person. It sort of emanates from you. x

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  13. Lovely random thoughts.

    I never knew the back of my elbows were fat or should I be nice to myself and say 'chubby' until I watched our wedding Dvd (that my Dad did for us) back ... I was shocked!! I've never loved them the same since.

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