Monthly Archives: March 2017

I’m not really hungry thank-you…

“Mum, you better have a word to the kids about being grateful for someone making dinner, even if you don’t like it.” Monie called out to me when I came in from the garden. I called the children to me … Continue reading

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The Pond Clean

Tara looked at me strangely when I said I wanted to clean the pond out again, but as I explained it needs a complete empty and refill yearly. Last time was about eighteen months ago and the pump fell over … Continue reading

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Shall I cut my nose off to spite my face? 

Family quarrels are more intense, last longer and everyone is less forgiving.  It seems my Dad and his brother quarrelled often and as a child I witnessed some of these. I was blissfully unaware of the whys and wherefores and … Continue reading

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Another gorgeous wedding 

Every wedding is different in a hundred ways and I love the little things that make a wedding unique. Holly and Dave picked a venue close to their home called Solscape that had cabooses, teepee tents and yurts you could … Continue reading

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A day off – What normal people do

A trip to the Port and I decided to wear the dress that was too tight for me so I would be reminded of my need to be just a tad smaller for the up coming nuptials of Holly & … Continue reading

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Together Again

I was so excited on the Thursday afternoon I felt like squealing! We were to pick Ren up at the airport at 5.30 am Friday morning. Damen and his family would arrive that afternoon and Tara and her family in … Continue reading

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