Saturday, 21 September 2013

Arty words / Arty Lyrics / Arty Music / Arty Dancing ...

Of course, I've got to share this with you - what mother wouldn't want to?

A fabulous day helping out at the filming of Satellite, Little Boots' new single.

It's not all glamour and I can tell you, after forty trips up and down three flights of stairs, behind the famous Wurlitzer organ in Blackpool Tower Ballroom, in and out of shabby-chic dressing rooms seeped in celebrity history, pressing costumes and feeding the whole crew, I was pretty exhausted. Lucky to have friends and family joining in this fabulous day ...

You can listen to Victoria's new single, Satellite, here ... and see the amazing young dancer Analise ~ perform her spectacular moves ...


Friday, 20 September 2013

A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to the Dementia Ward ...

I just love facebook, twitter, linkedin for all the opportunities to network with people we might otherwise never get to meet.

Allow me to introduce you to Charles Schoenfeld, writer of  'A Funny Thing Happened On My Way to the Dementia Ward - Memoir of a Male CNA.'

It's available on Amazon:
Kindle version also available.

“Remarkable insights of skilled nursing care from an insider! Married father of four retires, studies then becomes a CNA. During his seven years of service you’ll read about the “Secret Club,” drama, compassion, and even deer hunting. A must-read for every family struggling with the idea of moving a loved one into a nursing home. Inspiring reading for nursing home managers. Includes tips for visitors.”

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Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Instead of becoming a novelist ... I did and do this ...

800,000 people or more in the UK are living with dementia.
25million of us have a friend or relative with dementia.
Not everyone will develop dementia.
As we're all living longer, we need to provide enriched social care for people with dementia.
Sharing everyday activities may help people with dementia to maintain skills and 
enhance a sense of  well-being.

Visit for information, ideas, resources and gifts.

Sunday, 1 September 2013

Introducing ... The Butterfly ...

I love this thought ...

and butterflies.

Check out my friend and colleague, Kim Chamberlain. - not that she's a butterfly, but she keeps developing new ideas and ways to keep our minds busy and our motivation motivating. Here she is: