Little Devotions

A Little Bird Taught Me (The Bird on the Wire)

When the infamous 'Beast from the East' started prowling around and creating a stir reecently, the text message with 'the kids need to go home from school early' announcement meant that an afternoon of the fire and a film was the required response (not sure it's a necessity in fairness, but it certainly made for… Continue reading A Little Bird Taught Me (The Bird on the Wire)

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Little Thoughts

Mighty Oaks

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

Little Thoughts

Dragon Soap

'I want to use the dragon soap,' our youngest informed me. Now, we're all about encouraging our littlest lady to embrace hand washing after trips to the bathroom, but suggesting mythical beasts are living in the soap isn't a road we've gone down. So, despite being a bit confused, in the interests of getting out… Continue reading Dragon Soap

Little Devotions

Mastermind Moments

Things got a bit 'Mastermind' at our house the other evenin'. I don't mean I was put in the spotlight in the big black chair and given a limited amount of time to answer questions on my specialist subject, though, I reckon, 'What are we doing today?', 'What will we be doing tomorrow?', 'What's for… Continue reading Mastermind Moments