The two photos below were taken three years ago today. They capture some precious moments with Jessica as we prepared for her to go to theatre for the second time since she was born. I remember it like it was yesterday. The anxious waiting, not wanting to leave her cot… View Post

Black & White Photography Project Week 10

Black & White Photography Project Week 10

This week’s black and white photo is a still from a rehearsal for a fundraising concert we did at our church a couple of years ago in aid of Friends of PICU. It’s my hubby, Jessica’s godfather Bryan and one of our church members performing the number “Guys and Dolls”… View Post

Treasure Trail – Petersfield

Treasure Trail – Petersfield

Having enjoyed two previous treasure trails around Wantage and Chalfont St Peter, I thought we’d try another in Petersfield, the town where I grew up. This trail was a Spy Trail – the answers to each of the clues would give us one or two letters to cross off a… View Post

Friday Fabulous Five #2

Friday Fabulous Five #2

It’s Friday again and time for me to share five of my favourite posts that I’ve read this week. This week’s Friday Fabulous Five are:   BrummyMummyof2 shares her alternative parenting skills – a very funny post particularly if you have ever experienced the joy of disappearing dummies: http://www.brummymummyof2.co.uk/2014/09/alternative-parenting-skills.html I… View Post

Word of the Week – Kaleidoscope

Word of the Week – Kaleidoscope

It’s been quite a mixed week this week, and so my word of the week is:   Just a big mixture of the little moments that make up the kaleidoscope of life as a parent. We’ve had: Exasperating moments – the night when both girls decided to resist sleep at… View Post

Candlelight

Candlelight

The lights all go out one by one And in the darkness, a candle glows In remembrance: lest we forget Although we may have never met Those men who fought so long ago In ‘the war to end all wars’ yet war goes on A dozen candles shine away Nestled… View Post