Happy 1 month birthday to my beautiful baby boy! It has been an eventful 31 days.
I love gardening- my girls are also starting to see the benefits of this pastime. So far this summer they have seen seeds grow, sunflowers burst open, blossom turn to apples and tasted some strawberry delights. It’s has been quite a vegetable patch success story this year with crops of strawberries, potatoes and tomatoes all winning the battle against the heat and rain. Continue reading
Tonight my garden is looking particularly dazzling in the evening sunlight. The east facing garden catches glimpses of the setting sun through the gaps between the houses and even the poisonous foxgloves glow in it’s warm light. Finally flowers are appearing – long overdue – a splash of vibrant colour injects some much needed energy into our home environment on a night where I feel a little exhausted and searching for answers. Continue reading
“Dop it, dop it”, commands my nearly 2 year old from her pushchair throne. “Naughty, dop it….oooo big one!” Continue reading
Sunshine has been missing in my life these past few months. Winter has dragged and we have been feeling woeful and gloomy, energy-less and being full of dreams and ambition seems too much like hard work. As soon as the sun comes out all that blue fades away and suddenly we loose 10 years, gain fresh enthusiasm for DIY and problems don’t seem to loom so large in our life. I wrote this yesterday evening but today the Sun doesn’t seem to want to come out to play! Good old English weather! Continue reading