1) Extremely glad that the United Kingdom is still united.2) Wondering why I haven't been asked along on The Boy Child's class trip to the Zoo next week. But not wondering too hard because I've arranged to take my Norwegian friend to visit the Store of Utter Gorgeousness on the same day.3) Officially a wearer … Continue reading Five on Friday
I pray fervently that they stay.We're better together.
One of The Boy Child's classmates left the school today and, as you might imagine, it was somewhat chaotic trying to round the kids up for a photo.The fish sticker was awarded for kind behaviour towards another pupil and the red button denotes the school house that The Boy Child belongs to. You might have … Continue reading Zoom In | Zoom Out
There are aspects of my life that give me enormous pleasure for very little outlay.Such as leaving for the school run earlier than needed in order to read in the park.Or meeting up with a friend in the middle of the afternoon.Instead of doing the ironing. Or even getting a fix of celebrity gossip, even if … Continue reading Guilty Pleasures?
It's been a:getting the washing out on the line,sandals and cropped jeans wearing,filling up the bird feeder,thinking I should water the garden,alongside weeding the front flower bed, book buyingand Happy Mail receivingkind of Monday.And it's looking good for the rest of the week.This post is adapted from Sian's Me on Monday theme, which you can find on the fabulous From High … Continue reading Me on Monday
Back in 2010 I completed Cathy Zielske's online class, Me: The Abridged Version and loved it.It's still one of my favourite albums.I looked at it again this week and realised that I had made a huge error.Lots of entries were cross-referenced to the Royal Air Force, but when I looked at the entries for 'R' … Continue reading Him | The Abridged Version
Out of the night that covers me, black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be for my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the bludgeonings of chance my head is bloody, but unbowed. Beyond this place of wrath and tears looms but the … Continue reading The Invictus Games | Photo Heavy
1) Stepping away from the PC and mobile phone to spend less time on Facebook and texting and more time on putting pen to paper.A few well chosen words + a photo or two = Happy Mail for both sender and recipient.If I haven't left a comment on your blog of late, this is the … Continue reading Five on Friday
I haven't been passed the chalkboard sign in months.And what do I find this week?Words that speak directly to me.
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