Katy Perry – The One That Got Away

This song has been in my head for a couple of weeks, probably because a couple of weeks ago I got chatting to an old school friend I hadn’t seen in 20 years.
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Fairweather Friends

fairweather friends
We’ve all had them. Those friends that seem to only say in your lives while they need something. Or until something better comes along.

I’m not talking about friends during our childhoods, when we are young and have’t yet learnt the wisdom of giving as well as taking. I’m talking about those friends you have as adults. The ones that really should know better.
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The Perfect Job or Perfect Me?

not perfect jobThis one is going to be a bit of a personal post. Actually, right now I’m not even sure if I will publish it. I’ll see how I feel at the end. See where it goes.
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School Reunion

School Reunion
Some of my old high school friends are starting to plan a reunion. It’s (gulp) 20 years since we sat our GCSE exams, so seems an appropriate time I suppose.

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The Pretenders – I’ll Stand By You

I loved this song when it first came out back in 1994 (I just worked out how old I was then; now I feel old). I used to sing it all the time in my bedroom, belting it out at he top of my voice (I bet my folks LOVED me!).

Even now, 19 years later, the lyrics still give me goosebumps.

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REO Speedwagon – Take it on the Run

I came across some old CDs in a box this week while having a poke about in my spare room. As soon as I saw my old REO Speedwagon CD so many memories came flooding back and I had to sit down to take it all in properly. It’s not as if I’ve ever stopped thinking about him; more that I don’t think about all the little wonderful things about our friendship and the life we lived.

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