Day 23 – My Hobbies

Dear Diary, Today I am sharing my ‘home stuff’. Today I am writing about things that make my life flow, content and cozy. There are a few things that helped me keep my sanity through horrific times in my life. There are things that I do because I want to make my daughter happy (for…

Day 22 – 3 Memories from childhood

Dear Diary, Day 22 is something. It is Sunday, for one. It was the day I spent in the city with my daughter. It is a day for being mum to 16 year old…. NO WAY. It is for being 16 year old I think I’ve mentioned in one of my post that I never…

Day 21 – Dream Date

Dear Diary, I was driving my daughter to Russian School this morning and was thinking up a post. I wanted to write something hard an heavy and life-affirming or dismantling, along the lines of ‘shards of independence’. I wanted to write something about how sick and damaged our world is that it takes so much…

Day 20 – What if I had a SUPERPOWER

Dear Diary, I am trying. I really am trying to stay on top of the writing challenge schedule and write a post every day. However, as we all know, ‘life happens to us when we are busy making other plans’. Something always interferes. Today I chose topic for DAY 20. It is all about wishful thinking,…

Day 19 – Things I never thought I will like

Dear Diary, I am exhausted. I am exhausted and super-tired. I do not know if those two things are not mutually contradictory or whatever, but I am all that and much more. I have decided to take a break yesterday. I just did. I had to go to jail))). No, not for anything I have…

Day 17 – 5 things I lust after

  Dear Diary, Today is Monday and I’m having a bad day of ‘mondiatis’. On top of my headache-is-me weekend, it’s a very cold and gloomy day today. Thus, my list for DAY 17 will be all about things I love but can’t have today… Hopefully, my readers can relate 1) COFFEE I’ve been a…

Day 16 – Lazy Saturday

Dear Diary You would understand me when I say that I wait for the weekend all five workdays. It comes, the weekend, and goes so quickly that I am very sad to see it go. Then, I wait again. Every week I plan so much for the weekend. But it is either rain or unbearable…

Almost HP reunion – Finding Your Feet – movie review

The Feel-Good Film of the year Well, it is. It is amazingly good. It is kind, warm, cuddly. You will laugh a lot. You will cry a bit. You will aaawwh and ouuuch. You will nod your head quite a bit too. So, get your friends together, or like me, take your mum. Take your…

Day 14 – If I could live anywhere

Dear Diary These ‘blog prompt’ lists are driving me insane. Choices, choices and more choices. They (prompts) put so many ideas in my tired brain. They have made me think of things I have never thought of or forgot about. They made me remember stuff. They even made me cry. Today is DAY 14 and…