Author Archives: I'M Still me.....

About I'M Still me.....

I'm an MS warrior and writer who enjoys Prosecco, chocolate, looking glamorous and who will NEVER go grey!

Friends Un-reunited

I’m sort of writing this book, its about my formative teenaged years.  A big part of this time is school.  A lot has happened in my life since I left school at age 16 with grand ideas and big plans, … Continue reading

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‘Old Records Never Die’

HMV has been in my life since I was about fifteen years old, which is why I was so pleased to hear that it has been saved from administration, again. As a teenager the store would pull me in, it … Continue reading

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Pisspronounciations

My grandchildren are young and we allow mispronunciation when children are cute and  it sounds very charming. At what point do we correct? Henry and Meadow came for dinner on Monday. We had lasagne and it was always going to … Continue reading

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Wrong if you do, wrong if you don’t…

Has life got a bit silly? I’m a feminist and I am in total admiration for the women who gave up their lives to make sure that we had the vote. However, I’m beginning to wish I didn’t have one, … Continue reading

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Magic Moments with Meadow

Can you tell the difference between an adult and a grown-up? I’ve reached the grand old age of 60 and I am a grown-up, whilst Husband-in-a-Hurry is older than me and he’s an adult.  When my 3 year old granddaughter … Continue reading

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Christmas Day

    When I was a young girl, Christmas was in December. We celebrated Halloween in October, and just a week later, we had bonfire night. Fireworks seem to be on sale most of the year, now and Christmas starts … Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping

We went Christmas shopping yesterday. Our annual trip to Bluewater. We do it there because Lakeside is through the tunnel and we’d have to pay. I planned it very carefully this year – we have had many trips where we … Continue reading

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I Love Chocolate, But…

When I was a little girl, the advent calendar that I had was a cardboard affair with colours and lots of glitter, and little doors that opened, and no chocolate. About twenty-five years ago, I tried to buy my daughters … Continue reading

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Dancing in the dark

I’m looking for a younger man, someone who can hold me up when I fall. There is a competition running on the radio to see Bruce Springsteen in New York City. It’s in aid of Children in Need and it costs … Continue reading

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Forget, “Does she take sugar?”

When you look at me do you see the wheelchair? Do you think of the woman who is sitting in it? I need someone to get me out of bed in the morning, I want you to do it with … Continue reading

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