Blogtober Day 31 – Happy Halloween

Blogtober Day 31 – Happy Halloween

It is the final day of Blogtober, and what a month and variety of topics we have covered.  Todays theme is Happy Halloween. I have done a few of these type posts in the past and thought I would do a fun facts post about Halloween. Orange and Black and the Halloween colours, because orange is associated with autumn and black is associated with darkness and death Jack O Lanterns originated in Ireland, where turnips were used and hollowed out and candles were placed inside to keep spirits away. Samhainophobia…

Blogtober Day 30 – A Letter To Someone

Blogtober Day 30 – A Letter To Someone

It is Day 30 of Blogtober and todays topic is a letter to someone.  I have sat here and started writing many letters and stopped, and rewritten.  I just can not find the right words or the right topic. I am going through a very emotional time at the moment and struggling with a lot of things. My daughter turns 13 next week, and a letter will be written then, but right now I am very angry and very bitter and not able to write to anyone. Here is a…

Blogtober Day 28 and Day 29

Blogtober Day 28 and Day 29

I am cheating slightly as I missed yesterday, so am doing a joint post for blogtober Day 28 was about my favourite instagram photo, I sat looking through my photos, but could not pick one, so have found this very difficult, I have a few favourites that are all for different reasons. This is also another reason why there was no post yesterday. Day 29, is three confessions, this one is hard and easy I swear – I know it is hard to believe, but in real life I swear, if…

Blogtober Day 27 – The Place I Would Most Like To Visit

Blogtober Day 27 – The Place I Would Most Like To Visit

Today in the blogtober challenge we are finding out the place I would most like to visit.  This is quite a difficult one as there are so many places I would love to go to. The one place I have chosen, which we have talked about going to for so long is Iceland and to see the Northern Lights. We have been trying to get to Iceland for the past few years now, we have talked about it, planned it, replanned it, talked about it some more, but something always…

Blogtober Day 26 – Top Ten All Time Favourite Songs

Blogtober Day 26 – Top Ten All Time Favourite Songs

It is Day 26 already, not long to go now, and today you get to find out my top ten all time favourite songs. Dancing Queen – Everybody and I mean everybody. who know me knows that this is my all time favourite song, at a party I always request it, if I am out and here it in a shop or pub I have to sing it ( much to my Daughters embarrassment). Come What May – From the film ‘Moulin Rouge’, I love this film and this song is so powerful…

Blogtober Day 24 – Disney Character I Identify With

Blogtober Day 24 – Disney Character I Identify With

Day 24 of Blogtober is asking which Disney character I identify with mostly, I think I have a few characters I could identify with. Cinderella  I am an only child, and do not have an evil stepmum or stepsisters.  but my life seems to be taken up running around after others, and putting their needs before mine.  I do have my Prince Charming though. Mary Poppins Is another character, what I can produce from my bag is amazing and used to have all 3 of mine wondering what I could…

Blogtober Day 23 – My Favourite Time Of The Year

Blogtober Day 23 – My Favourite Time Of The Year

Today on the blogtober challenge, we are finding out my favourite time of the year. Although I was slightly torn between two really, I chose Spring. Why Spring? Because we have been through the doom of the cold, dark winter, with dull and grey days, the freezing cold icy winds and rain. With spring,  the days start to get slightly longer, gardens start getting more colourful with the flowers starting to bloom.  Seeing the Daffodils come through always puts a smile on my face. The days start getting warmer and…

Blogtober Day 22 – My Biggest Accomplishment

Blogtober Day 22 – My Biggest Accomplishment

Today is Day 22 and todays topic on the blogtober challenge, is all about my biggest accomplishment, this one was easy to think about. Becoming a Mum has been my biggest accomplishment ever.  Those who are regular readers will have seen my post last year, and recently reshared for babyloss awareness week.  If you missed my post you can find it here, and you can see why. I became a Stepmum, before I became a Mum so had to jump in feet first, pull up my sleeves and get on…

Blogtober Day 21 – What Am I Afraid Of?

Blogtober Day 21 – What Am I Afraid Of?

Today is day 21 of the blogtober challenge, thank you to those who are still with me on this challenge. Today we are finding out what am I afraid of? The one thing that scares me is death, which I am sure it is for a lot of people.   I am not so scared of dying, well I am but it is not my reason for being scared of death.  I am scared of what my death will mean to those around me. My Daughter, how will she cope…

Blogtober Day 20 – 5 Super Cool Things About The Place Where I Live

Blogtober Day 20 – 5 Super Cool Things About The Place Where I Live

It is Day 20 of blogtober and today is all about where I live.  I have to list 5 great things about where I am living.  Now although I have lived here on and off since I was 11, and I seem to keep being drawn back. I have found it difficult to  think about anything even with the totally obvious thing (to my kids anyway).  So I hit google and I got my inspiration.  So here we go 5 great things about living in Chessington. Chessington World of Adventures…