Oh, I’ve been well and truly told off by my regulars here – lolol – ‘Where’s yer postings missus?’ you’ve been asking.
Well, I must confess, now we’re in 2009, I’ll be sloping off a bit and posting less frequently than once a day, as I have to crack on with my next book, The Great British Downshift which is an incredibly exciting project.
Anyway, I do have a few bits to put on here and will get them up in the coming days (honest guv), but for today, a super shortie!
I’m just about to head off to the radio studio once again (how I love Wednesdays) and between 10 and 1 I’ll be broadcasting ‘Slow Down and Green Up’ on Apple AM
The phone rang a little after 5pm and it was the admission’s lady from the local hospital. They were offering me a cancellation slot for a bit of surgery I need – nothing serious I might add, before you reach for the phone to send flowers and fruit…
It’s my wisdom fangs you see, irritating extras so they are and this morning I’ll be donning one of those attractive little gowns that leave the spots on your bottom on show to the world and his wife and I’ll be off to have them whipped out.
Thankfully, yesterday was veg box delivery day and I have a selection of delicious yummies that will be either honey roasted or just plain chopped, cooked and blitzed into soups, because my poorly chops won’t feel up to much for a few days.
Kim Perry is a hard-working, single mum, with 3 active children who really keep her on her toes. She works as a care assistant in her local community, which presents her with many physical demands during the working day, yet she still finds the time and energy to keep her house ticking over, with an eco-friendly emphasis on sustainable living and minimal rubbish production.
At the end of the day, Kim’s the one who has to put the rubbish out!
So how does she do it?
Here are Kim’s straight talking, top tips to surviving life and motherhood, whilst leaning towards the green: