Well, Easter was a bit of a wash-out in the UK; for three days it chucked it down in the south, whilst some of our northern friends opened their curtains on Easter Sunday to more of the white stuff. Sometimes it snows in April, as the Purple One once warbled. This year, Easter Sunday coincided … Continue reading Monthly Round-Up: April
The purpose of my blog, when I first started it, was to concentrate on Dom's dyslexia and the trials and tribulations of being a dyslexic, hence the tagline 'The workings of a dyslexic mind'. Since then it has morphed into an account of our memories, including those of running an adventure group called Spice. 'The workings … Continue reading What’s My (Tag) Line?
Well, spring got off to an interesting start here on Planet Dom; Storm Emma collided with the Beast from the East and enveloped us in a winter wonderland for three days, and promptly disappeared as quickly as it arrived, leaving us wondering if we had dreamt it all. I had organised a surprise meal for … Continue reading Monthly Round-Up: March
Winter ended with a whimper here on Planet Dom; Storm Emma and the Beast from the East were forecast, but no one took any real notice; spring was teasing us with the promise of warmer days and the garden was awakening from it's hibernation and besides, since when did the weather forecasters get anything right? … Continue reading Monthly Round-Up: February
Happy St David's Day, everybody! Well that's a great start to a new month, we welcomed Brian Blessed ("Gordon's Alive!") to Planet Dom and I've been nominated for The Sunshine Blogger Award! Storm Emma is welcoming in the first day of Spring and I'm sitting here in snowy England, but my aim is to bring a … Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award
Congratulations on getting 500 total follows on The Planet According to Dom! Your current tally is 502. 500 Followers? Holey-Moley! These blogging centuries really are like buses; you wait for ages for the first one to arrive, then the others arrive in quick succession. I'm sitting here dumbfounded, scratching my head wondering "How on Earth … Continue reading 500 Followers!
First of all, thank you so much to Heather at Down to Business Mom for nominating me for this award. It's always an honour to be recognised by one's peers. Why don't you head on over and pay Heather a visit? You'll be very welcome; she'll make you feel right at home. I love discovering … Continue reading Versatile Blogger Award
Have you been caught up in Olympics fever, or do you steer clear of any type of sporting events, either televised or in everyday life? My favourite has to be the Winter Olympics. The thrills! The spills! The danger! Admittedly, I watch most of it through semi-closed fingers as I can't bear the thought of … Continue reading Poll: Winter or Summer Olympics – Which is Best?
Happy February, everybody! Well that's a great start to a new month, I survived my first Dry January and I've been nominated for The Sunshine Blogger Award! I'm especially pleased with this nomination as my aim is to bring a little ray of sunshine to you all from Planet Dom. Thank you to Girl Friday … Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award
Congratulations on getting 200 total follows on The Planet According to Dom! Your current tally is 201. Wow! Centuries really are like buses, you wait for ages for the first 100, then another one comes snapping at its heels! When I reached the momentous milestone of 100 followers, I wrote a short post about my … Continue reading 200 Followers!