When you are a parent there can be countless unexpected events in even one day. You must always be on the lookout for disaster to strike. Sunshine one minute, raining poo stones the next. Its a crazy beautiful thing.
I felt so tired today that I sat on the shower floor and allowed the raindrops to pour down my back. Then I noticed the black mould growing on the grout between the tiles. I had to close my eyes and ignore yet another job that needed to be done.
A year really does bring about so much change in the lives of young children. While parents remain much the same, the anchors carrying our children on their journey. It's such an enjoyable thing to go back and look though the folders of photos that I have taken for every month of the year. It... Continue Reading →
Its my Dads birthday today. He lives in Ireland on the other side of the planet. I really miss him. Seeing his face, I miss his big bear hugs, his lectures on the politics of the world. He is a ferocious reader. I think he probably reads for 10 hours a day. I don't think... Continue Reading →
Where there is light there is life Where there are shadows there is beauty With Winter comes soft light and strong shadows. I am seeking the rays of light and noticing the beauty hidden within the shadows
Winter brings with it cosy days at home. If we are lucky enough to be at home on a cold but sunny day, at about 9am the warming sunshine pours through our kitchen window. I love just sitting on our bright red couch beneath the window silently watching the light dancing upon my boys face's... Continue Reading →
I think we as a species need to get over ourselves. We sit at the apex of the food chain, we think we can control the world. We may well be able to control the people, but Mother Nature is not so tameable. I think we as a collective, the people and the people in... Continue Reading →
Aren't they just beautiful when they are asleep? With their perfect skin and cherub lips. All snuggled up in their jammies. The youngest sucking on his doggy's ear. Yet in the morning I will be asking them 20 times to brush their teeth and find their left shoe. Isn't life mental? I have left behind... Continue Reading →