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Boot sale today

So I told you all recently about my new venture with Votre Belle Maison. Well today I had my first boot sale with them and it went very well! I sold a lot of bath bombs and soaps and a few of our paint your own children's banks and colour by numbers books
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Posted in Business on June 17, 2017

Another new ventre for me

So you all know me well enough by now to know that I like nothing more than getting involved with lots of things and keeping myself ridiculously busy. I have no idea why I am like this but I always have been, I get bored easy I guess. Well last night I de
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Posted in Business on June 4, 2017

Well I survived my holiday

Going on holiday with my mother was never going to be a fun experience but my god what a nightmare this has been. It literally started the minute we got there. Our lodges were at opposite ends of the park (a deliberate thing on my part) so we had gotten
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Posted in Personal on May 27, 2017

Interviewed by the media

I try very hard to stay out of politics on facebook, with my job its really important not to get caught up in all this stuff in public because who knows where it could lead. But I was so sick of seeing the statistic saying 'the average UK nurse salary
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Posted in Personal on May 18, 2017

Today is international nurses day

Today is international nurses day. On top of that I don't have to work today! International nurses day is celebrated on Florence Nightingale's birthday every year and it is supposed to celebrate the achievements of nurses worldwide. Unfortunately very few
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Posted in Personal on May 12, 2017

Happy gotcha day Bramble

Today is Bramble's gotcha day! Three years ago he came to live with us and what an amazing difference he has made to our lives. When Bramble was just six weeks old, him and one of his siblings (you can't tell their sex at that age) were brought to my hous
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Posted in Animals on May 9, 2017

My body clock is messed up

I have just completed seven twelve and a half hour nightshifts over the last eight days and it has done some funny things to my body clock. I couldn't eat my dinner last night, I was feeling sick at the thought of it. Then I woke up at 5.30 this morning a
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Posted in Personal on April 29, 2017

Yet another dilemma

Let me start by saying that I love my job, however recently my job has become far less about patient care and far more about shifting people to the main wards of the hospital in what is perceived as being a timely manner, patient care be dammed. I have a
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Posted in Personal on April 16, 2017

The strike ballots are out

So the Royal College of Nursing is officially asking us if we want to strike! Like any trade union they will of course need a mandate to call for strike before actually physically asking us to do it so at the moment they are just getting responses I suppos
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Posted in Personal on April 15, 2017

The long road back to credit worthiness

I have been working really hard on fixing my credit rating for the last five years and things have been getting so much better since I finished uni. I was able to get my car on finance and a bank loan, but both with quite high interest rates due to the ris
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Posted in Personal on April 8, 2017

Comments (49)

Hi melody23 Are you on Facebook? Don't post your FB name here, unless you want but let me know if you are friends with any other PP people on FB, so I can find you in their friend list.

May 19, 2017, 6:12 AM

If you're on Twitter or G+ look for me under the same user name as here if you'd like to keep in touch hon. Otherwise I have a new blog on wordpress: WordChazer's Words. If we don't stay in touch, I'll miss your posts *tears*, but good luck and God bless you and yours. One day I hope to see you on the staff listing at my place...

February 18, 2016, 4:59 PM

Hello there. I wonder why I sometimes over look some writers. I get so wrapped up in things I forget about posting comments. Take care and good luck.

January 30, 2016, 7:04 PM

Thanks for your comment on my differences between American and British English post. I am now following you.

September 15, 2015, 12:38 AM

I hope you get your essay written. New follower here.

July 13, 2015, 2:02 AM

Oh yay! You're from Scotland. I like you already ;)

July 11, 2015, 2:53 PM

Hello Melody in Scotland; glad to follow you!

May 14, 2015, 7:29 PM

Following you, from the warmer south coast of England :)

January 20, 2015, 6:06 PM

Thought I better follow you just in case you came down over the border and tried to find me emoticon :smile:

January 13, 2015, 11:34 AM

Nice to meet you. Look forward to reading more of your posts.

January 4, 2015, 9:53 PM