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Whenever I do talks or radio phone-ins about grammar, usage and language generally, I'm struck by the number of people of my generation (let's say 50 My Generation, Grammar, Language, Dogs, Doggies, Language Arts, Pet Dogs

Is our language going to the dogs?

Is our language going to the dogs?

Pin for Later: 15 Reasons Being an Older Mom Rocks You Know What Parenting Styles Work You've seen your mom friends test countless parenting styles and, as a result, have figured out the pros and cons of each one. Parenting Styles, Parenting Hacks, Passion For Life, Natural Curiosities, Friends Mom, Grandchildren, Granddaughters, Grandkids, 5 Year Olds

Grandmothers and their granddaughters

My husband had died three years earlier and I was feeling lost and with a total lack of direction. I also wanted an adventure myself having spent mos

It’s unlikely that we will ever have solid scientific proof that there is life after death, but we do have something that comes extremely close and t Life After Death, Furniture, Home Decor, Decoration Home, Room Decor, Home Furniture, Interior Design, Home Interiors, Interior Decorating

Is there an afterlife?

It’s unlikely that we will ever have solid scientific proof that there is life after death, but we do have something that comes extremely close and t

When I bought a holiday home in Torquay five years ago I wanted a seaside retreat where I could write in peace without anyone turning up uninvited. Unexpected Friendship, New Friendship, New Life, Seaside, Devon, Sticks, Outdoor Decor, British, Beautiful

Unexpected friendships

When I bought a holiday home in Torquay five years ago I wanted a seaside retreat where I could write in peace without anyone turning up uninvited. W

15 Supportive Things Every Good Man Does In A Relationship **** Thought Catalog No More Excuses, Thought Catalog, Be A Better Person, Inspirational Thoughts, Married Life, My People, Healthy Relationships, A Good Man, Romance

They don't make romance like they used to

Let’s say you’re 70 today (happy birthday, by the way), you were born in 1946 and you would have been dating some time in the 1960s. You might have g

My birth certificate is a lie.It's perfectly legal; it just isn't true.The true record of my birth is not legal. Birth Certificate, The Guardian, Memoirs, You Got This, Books, People, Libros, Book, Book Illustrations

My birth certificate is a lie

My birth certificate is a lie.It's perfectly legal; it just isn't true.The true record of my birth is not legal. Until recently, it was a classified

Honor and Obedience: The Foundation of Worshipping God. 24 Family Way # 3 Worship God, A Day In Life, Bereavement, Whats New, Little Babies, My Best Friend, Foundation, Death, Parenting

A bereavement without a death

I can remember being so excited when my granny moved into the annexe next door. Best of all: she would be walking me and my best friend to and from p

Letter to Holly - one grandmother's heart-felt letter to her estranged granddaughter. Ruby Anniversary, Felt Letters, Felt Hearts, My Heart Is Breaking, Give It To Me, Grandchildren, Lettering, Blog, Drawing Letters

A letter to Holly

Darling Holly,On 11 June you will be one year old. The last time I saw you was on 29 August last year – a Saturday; you were 2½ months old and alread

When a child reaches the age of choosing a birthday present is not the easy task it once was. Mobile Phones, Children, Blog, Young Children, Boys, Kids, Child, Blogging, Children's Comics

When should children be given mobile phones?

When a child reaches the age of 11, choosing a birthday present is not the easy task it once was. By then, they’re no longer overcome with excitement

Young couple planning honeymoon vacation trip with map. Pointing to Europe Rome - stock photo Honeymoon Vacations, Vacation Days, Summer Vacations, Honeymoon Destinations, Vacation Spots, Top Travel Websites, Travel Tips, Travel Expert, Travel Books

Would you take an adult gap year?

When I saw my son and, later, my daughter off on their ritual gap year travels I was left with the usual parental concerns – will they stay safe, hea

 How is the procedure different from IVF? What are indications for ICSI? Check step-by-step procedure description. How much does ICSI cost in the USA and other countries? Newborn Pictures, Baby Pictures, Eggs For Baby, Egg Baby, Foto Baby, Baby Hands, After Baby, Cross Paintings, Pregnant Mom

How our granddaughter brought us all together

It was a phone call I never thought I’d have to make. "Can you come down as quickly as possible. We’re in Intensive Care."Ringing your ex-h

Picture of Sunset at Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab, India. stock photo, images and stock photography. South India Tour Packages, Cheap Flights To India, King Travel, Golden Temple Amritsar, India Holidays, North India, Group Tours, India Travel, Incredible India

Did you give up your career for love?

I left school early (at 16), didn’t go to university, and then married late (at 33), which meant that I had a whole decade and a half to build up and

Mention Woolworths and people often reply, 'Pick n Mix' but for me it is early mornings catching a train to my first job, and Saturdays spent dusting My First Job, Blog, Blogging

The wonder of Woolies

Mention Woolworths and people often reply, 'Pick n Mix' but for me it is early mornings catching a train to my first job, and Saturdays spent dusting

‘You can't teach an old dog new tricks,' so the saying goes, and lots of us believe it. We tend to think that there comes a certain time in middle li Old Dogs, New Tricks, Never, Change, Blog, Blogging

Why it's never too late to change

‘You can't teach an old dog new tricks,' so the saying goes, and lots of us believe it. We tend to think that there comes a certain time in middle li

As the Queen gears up to officially celebrate her birthday, some of our favourite authors from Mills & Boon share their most treasured royal recollections from over the years. Queen 90th Birthday, Authors, Decorative Plates, Blog, Blogging, Writers, Author

Authors' royal recollections | Gransnet

As the Queen gears up to officially celebrate her 90th birthday, some of our favourite authors from Mills & Boon share their most treasured royal recollections from over the years.