It has been a big day today. My youngest son turned 3. My oldest son started in Juniors. My eldest Daughter started her final year at primary school and my middle daughter started her first day at primary school. Also Mrs Berg has started her first year of a 3 year course at university. Busy Morning. I however have a day off. It just happens … Continue reading The First Day of Autumn
In the mornings and before bed I have book ended a special part of my routine. I unroll a yoga mat, sit cross legged on in and silently blot out all my thoughts. Sometimes I even use a little music that I found specially from YouTube I never really thought of meditation as important. It was just something other people enjoyed, or it was part … Continue reading Meditation – My Silence in a Stream of Chatter
Where we live is on a street with a park in it. It is full of children playing constantly. Since we had a previously lived on main roads our kids had never really played out with other kids before so they relished being called for and going out in a gang. It was brilliant. But then we had a chance, an offer to move house, and … Continue reading The Park or the Space?
Lessons about being a man… Ha ha. Not from me. I am merely a student of true manliness. I refer you to the legendary Brett Mckay. Author of a popular blog called the Art of Manliness. This post is partly a referral and partly a thank you. Firstly the referral. If you have never heard of the art of manliness and you are a man … Continue reading Lessons about being a Man
I was thrilled this week to be nominated for The Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award by Mackenzie of Reflections From Me. I have linked up with Mackenzie a number of times using her #mummyandus link up. I find her posts inspirational and her photography excellent. She is an established blogger with some excellent posts. Please visit her blog you won’t be disappointed. Thank you very much … Continue reading The Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award
This week I’m a big meanie because we went to a petting farm where there were rabbits. My oldest daughter had been asking the owners some questions and found out that the particular rabbit she was holding was for sale. She was very insistent that she was going to get this rabbit by the end of the week. I stuck to my guns and she … Continue reading Daddy the “Big Meanie”
My Nana feels she is getting too old. When I spoke to her the other day she told me that one thing she is sad about is that my children will not see her as I saw her. The fun Nana, who babysat us as kids, chasing us round the living room, or making us egg and chips. She always had a lot of … Continue reading A poem for my Nana May