I am feeling somewhat inspired to share some more about how my clear out is coming along, and a bit more from the book too. First comes the confession – a pile of papers stacked high and wide in two … Continue reading
I’m currently reading The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying by Marie Kondo. I had started it a few months ago, getting through the first couple of chapters before my attention was drawn elsewhere. It is quite a quirky book; part memoir and … Continue reading
It is with tears forming in my eyes that I write this post. It is an immensely sad day here in the Oh Waily household. One of our favourite people, albeit known only through his writings, has taken his last breath and joined Death for his final journey.
I hope you had a ride on Binky, Sir Terry, and that you and Death had a good chat. You will be sorely missed here; your smarts, your humour and your wonderful storytelling skills are so rare that you have been a blessing to the world. Thank you, thank you, thank you for all the joy and laughter over the years.
In a matter of sheer coincidence I am currently reading “Raising Steam” for myself, and reading “The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents” to my daughter. I will remember you with fondness tonight, as I read. Rest well, dear man.
And if you have never ventured in to the Discworld, you have missed a huge treat of good old-fashioned humour, satire and witty observation on the human, or non-human (we’re equal opportunity speciest), existence. Once you have stepped into both the adult and child versions of the Discworld, it will become quite clear why he is special to me, and my online persona.
Over this past Christmas and New Year I spent some of my quiet time reading Positive Discipline by Jane Nelsen. I was looking for more ideas on how to positively interact with the small Oh Wailys. I found a few new … Continue reading