Little Makes, Little Thoughts

Celebrate the Moments

As last summer drew to a close, a mere moment after it had started, I decided that the impending school year would be cherished and taken slowly, milking every last second, as I prepared myself to deal with the fact that our eldest was in her final year of primary. Yet, here we are, incredibly,… Continue reading Celebrate the Moments

Little Thoughts

My Midweek Manifesto

The event that is another election got me thinking about politicians and their promises, and this wee post from the archives sprang to mind x

Little Green Tree

If you’re at all like me, then the party political broadcasts and manifesto launches have had you on the edge of your seat. If you’re like me, you’re probably also very sarcastic! That’s not to say I haven’t listened and watched with some degree of interest when I’ve been ‘fortunate’ enough to catch one of these informative broadcasts or news pieces. You’ve got to love their enthusiasm to make life better for us all and to seek to please every last one of us.  The promises made; the hopes for a better future; the savings we’re all going to make… it really will be something!

I was more than a little amused, when I heard one party outline all the taxes they were going to cut, while at the same time informing us how education, health, and living standards were all going to improve.  Now, I reckon I destest the…

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Little Devotions, Little Thoughts

Choices

'I can't quite believe we're back here again.' That's how I had intended to begin this post when I started planning it towards the end of last week. I didn't quite realise then the poignancy this line would hold. I'd been thinking about rushing headlong into (yet) another election. Not considering that we'd be, so painfully,… Continue reading Choices

Little Devotions, Little Thoughts

‘In these shoes? I don’t think so…

I have a really bad habit. OK, so I have many, many bad habits, but one in particular has been at the forefront of my mind today: my 'concern' with the speed at which things happen. If eating a meal with small children has taught me anything, it is that the faster you eat, the… Continue reading ‘In these shoes? I don’t think so…