FAMILY LIFE, Life, WELLBEING

Apologies to no-one!

Thank goodness I bought two boxes. Half term and even 17 year old children appreciate a few home comforts, such as Eton Mess, thrown together in seconds - looking and tasting Ab Fab 🌸 But before mummy glances over at the linen apron hanging by the cooker with a vague notion she might do some… Continue reading Apologies to no-one!

DAILY WORD PROMPT, FAMILY LIFE, Travel

The streets are paved with purple nails 💜

I've always loved nice nails. Today I've had them painted purple. Having had horses in my life from my early twenties for the following quarter century, I knew what having broken chipped nails at the end of chapped hands felt like. It wasn't girly. They were the hands of hard work. But I welcome the… Continue reading The streets are paved with purple nails 💜

FAMILY LIFE, Poetry, WELLBEING

I enjoyed that … 🖌 (eeeek – did I turn the iron off??)

Your room is warm and smells of you, Details linger long after you are gone. I sometimes sit and stare at the view you had, When you lived here, the house, it shone. Ambition flowed through your veins, Alongside a good dose of questioning self. You focused and aimed, letting your arrow of hope Fly… Continue reading I enjoyed that … 🖌 (eeeek – did I turn the iron off??)

FAMILY LIFE, WELLBEING

Look in the mirror more..

How long can I wait before I start the post-Christmas 'tidy up'?  I mean, realistically, how long do I have to walk past the collection of cracker gifts sat patiently on the sideboard before their inevitable journey to the bin, but which at the time of explosion brought genuine  'oohs' and 'wows' because they were… Continue reading Look in the mirror more..

DAILY WORD PROMPT, FAMILY LIFE

Seatbelt safety. Cozy

So when my daughter rang this morning, after leaving to drive to the hair salon for a pre-booked cut, little did I expect to receive a call from her fifteen minutes later, and through the tears, make out; "Mummy.... I've had an accident..... The car is on its roof." Never have you seen my departure… Continue reading Seatbelt safety. Cozy