Jackie's Virtual Playground

Tired, cold, and a cleansing ritual

Tuesday and Wednesday of this week have been spent at our old house clearing up the remaining junk before the eviction date. In sub zero temperatures (or at least it felt that way!). It’s safe to say it’s been freeeeeeeezing! I’m also trying to recover from a nasty cold which so far has been hanging…

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2008 – the year from hell

I know, I’m very late with my end of year post, but christmas has been a very chaotic time for me. So, as the title says, 2008 was the year from hell. We began the year trying to fight off creditors and prevent our house from being repossessed. Sadly by the end of the year…

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The name says it all

After a couple of days deliberation, I finally came up with a name, Marley, as in Bob. He’s so laid back the name just fits. As you can see, he’s a friendly little chap too, always wanting to come out and say hello! My daughter kept the name Edwina for her leopard gecko. I must…

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New arrivals

I’ll write more about this in the next few days, and I hope to grab some pictures myself soon but I don’t want to disturb them too much yet.  So, without further ado, here are the two latest additions to our family, a pair of leopard geckos! This one belongs to me, and he is…

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Catching Up

So, it’s been a while. With that in mind I thought I’d write a general ‘catch up’ post. At the beginning of this year I took an extended break from my regular online activities (including Jaiku, a rarity for me!). I went over a month without checking RSS feeds, micro-blogging, checking Facebook etc. It really…

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