Welcome to Karen's World!

Peruse the inner musings of a woman, of indeterminate age, living in what appears to be an absolutely mad world. Finding adventure and intrigue in the day to day monotony, Karen often shines a bright light into her readers' imaginations.

Welcome to Karen's World!/

Paddle or Padel

By |2019-02-12T18:07:33+00:00February 9th, 2019|

Listen to Karen tell the story... How are all those New Year resolutions going?  Are you skinny yet?  Have you got the price of a week’s cigarettes in your pocket or did you just not bother making any, so as not to break them? While I [...]

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Air in my Tyres

By |2019-02-05T19:21:47+00:00February 5th, 2019|

Listen to Karen tell the story... One of the days last week, as I got into my car and switched on the engine, a warning light lit up on the dashboard with an accompanying sound to indicate there was a problem.  ‘Jaysus’, I thought, ‘what now?  [...]

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Goodies Galore

By |2019-01-29T20:52:35+00:00January 29th, 2019|

Listen to Karen tell the story... This aul one has such a sweet tooth that it’s the undoing of her.  Always have had, always will have, sure don’t they say acceptance is the the way to go.  Accepting that you have a problem is the first [...]

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Three Horses for £8.00

By |2019-01-22T19:22:58+00:00January 22nd, 2019|

Listen to Karen tell the story... My little bestie drove me to my MRI appointment, just before Christmas, to a hospital further afield than our local one, so we used her sat nav.  Jaysus, it gave us a lovely scenic drive, so scenic, that when we [...]

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Sick with the Lurgy

By |2019-01-18T15:42:40+00:00January 15th, 2019|

Being one of those unfortunates, who didn’t escape the lurgy last week, woe was me!  I slept for 12 hours a night, three nights in a row, knowing full well that wasn’t a good sign. I just kept turning over and snuggling up under the covers, sure what’s seldom is wonderful. [...]

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Overnighter for One

By |2019-01-09T13:10:45+00:00January 8th, 2019|

Had a cheeky overnight break for one this week, far from the madding crowd 'me time'.   Not being the most reliable of social buddies recently, due to health issues, it was a good plan, if I had to cancel, I’d be only disappointing myself.  Finding a midweek bargain in the first [...]

Splish splash splosh

By |2019-01-01T19:48:47+00:00January 1st, 2019|

There’s no such thing as bad weather, I recalled a friend saying recently and I tended to agree. As long as you’re dressed for the elements, you can actually enjoy them.  It was this attitude, that had condoned what might be referred to as an insane urge, to walk along my [...]

Tis the Season to be Jolly

By |2018-12-25T23:13:18+00:00December 25th, 2018|

It’s Christmas day and many people are likely stuffed, sitting in front of the TV, watching festive movies, or even snoring loudly. Some may be playing board games, drinking Baileys, wine, tea, or others taking a nice walk to burn off some of the endless calorie laden food consumed at this [...]

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An Alternative Nativity Story

By |2018-12-18T21:42:48+00:00December 18th, 2018|

Mhaire was no virgin Mary, in fact her mother had intended to call her Angela but divine intervention or some sixth sense had stopped her in her tracks.  It wasn’t that Mhaire was a bad girl, just a little wayward and tended to get herself into all sorts of scrapes.   [...]

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Windy Tales

By |2018-12-11T21:29:48+00:00December 11th, 2018|

My, it’s been a wet, windy week!! The mere mention of that word ‘windy’ makes me smile, because, as children, that was the term we used for ‘passing wind’.  Never mind ‘fart’, the word ‘windy’ was used in our house. Whether they were silent and deadly, loud and airy, or even [...]

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