making sense

  • January 17, 2013 8:26 pm

  I’ve been attempting to bear in mind those small things that can lift my mood when the days get challenging. Lifting the senses. Colour, light, fragrance, music, and the occasional (or frequent) treat. Tiny and delicate as they are, these narcissi are currently filling my home with the most marvellous scent, and I catch…

the prodigal sun

  • July 26, 2012 10:45 pm

The change in the air is palpable. The sun has emerged after months of rain. The grass is tall. The streams and ponds are full to the brim. The horse flies are biting at my allotment. Ouch. But life is good and sweet. We spent a lovely few hours this past weekend walking in the…

morning and afternoon

  • May 31, 2012 7:07 am

I opened the bedroom curtains yesterday morning to hazy fog hanging in the air. Everything was so still. Just the sound of a few early birds. Half an hour later the sun was already beating down and the family were up and running about, getting ready for the day ahead. Just after I shot this…

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  • February 15, 2012 5:04 pm

I’ve been slack lately. I haven’t lived up to my photo-a-day word. I’ve been off in a bubble of domesticity that has taken all my time and energy. That’s a good thing because I love to keep busy and when I’m not blathering away to myself on the blog I am hopefully doing something worthwhile…

Happy Monday

  • October 17, 2011 10:41 am

It’s been a weekend of DIY and gardening jobs for us, satisfying in a quiet sort of way. Yes, the stairway now looks even more shabby chic than it did before, but you have to crack a few eggs to make an omelette. Ant woke me up this morning with a nice cup of tea…

In Colour

  • January 31, 2011 11:50 am

A cheery post to play along with Ginny, my English spellings are a bit at odds – colour/color, grey/gray, but you get me, bringing in some colour to permeate the ubiquitous grey grey grey we’ve been putting up with of late. That said, today is freeeeezing but the loveliest bright sunny day we’ve had in…