'When are we getting our tree up?' I've heard this anguished plea innumerable times over the past couple of weeks and the general response has been, 'Soon.' Usually, the beginning of December heralds the arrival (or rather, movement from attic to living space) of our decorations and it's a process I really enjoy. This year… Continue reading Who Am I Really?
'Too blessed to be stressed': I've seen it on coasters, on pretty little pictures, it's probably even on tea towels and mugs if you happen to be looking for it. But, and I realise I am probably being a bit controversial here, can I just say this wee quote has pretty much the same effect… Continue reading ‘Too Blessed to Be Stressed’?
I'd been aware of it for a few years, but the reality of it only really hit last year. I knew it happened, but suddenly, I became very aware of the fact that as the evenings darkened in, so too did my general mood. I had remembered enough from previous years to have a sense… Continue reading When the Darkness Closes In
As we began our ascent up Donard (well, I say 'ascent'- the path we followed and the route we chose had us up and down inside an hour, but if you go up at all, it's definitely an ascent, right? 😉), our eyes were drawn to the treasures of autumn that we saw collected at… Continue reading Mighty Oaks