Just look at the sky here today! Mind you, I've not had that much time to sit and enjoy it, as I've been a busy little bee. Here's a summary, in no particular order, of what I've been up today: took DS to nursery, food shopping (my least favourite past time), waved off DH as … Continue reading Autumn Skies?
Today's word prompt on the HSMSHS page on Facebook is surprise. Here you can see DS popping out from the cupboard under our stairs; he used to think it was such fun and played at it for hours. As DS got older and became more investigative, DH had to put door catches on ... we're … Continue reading HSMSHS on Facebook: Surprise
Who knew that Charity Shops looked so smart and trendy these days? A far cry from the ones I remember from childhood! Anyway, slightly off track there ... another car boot of "stuff" left the house today, destined for the local tip and I also dropped off 2 bags at the charity shop pictured above. … Continue reading More De-Cluttering
Today's prompt on the HSMSHS page on Facebook is tower. I opted for a slightly different take on this, as this photograph was taken from our hotel room on the 32nd floor of the Stamford Hotel in Singapore. My sister would have loved it ... not!
Today's prompt on the HSMSHS page on Facebook is fungus (!). This shot was taken at Kew Gardens last October.
The winner of last Saturday's give away is Llyn M - congratulations! (I'll stop by your blog with the news) Not as many participants this week but still enough to make me smile; and a new follower, as well - welcome, Charo, all the way from Lima, Peru! Check out her blog here.
And just lately, these are the kind of days I like! There were no exploding nappies, no missed nap time and not too many mini-tantrums (you know the kind, where the little people rev themselves up over the slightest thing). DS is continuing to make progress with using cutlery, although he's not adverse to resorting … Continue reading A Quiet Kind Of Day
Over on the HSMSHS Facebook page, the Wisdom For The Weekend challenge is to be inspired by the last line(s) of He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven by William Butler Yeats.Had I the heavens' embroidered cloths,Enwrought with golden and silver light,The blue and the dim and the dark clothsOf night and light and the … Continue reading HSMSHS on Facebook: Wisdom For The Weekend
We popped over to Maidenhead this morning for a flying visit. DH went off with his dad to visit his mum, DS played with 25-year-old toy cars (and had a blast!) and yours truly amused herself by photographing the fruit growing in SIL's garden - fig, pear and apple. I know how to live the … Continue reading Arty-Farty Shots Of Fruit
This week's challenge was to scrap a lesson learned: that there isn't really much different between a flower and a weed, it's all down to preference! A flower is an educated weed ~ Luther Burbank.