Little Devotions

Just Wait

Just Wait I don’t wait very well #understatementofthecentury. I like it to have happened yesterday, or sooner if possible. Being patient is a struggle and while I know that I have benefitted from times of waiting, it doesn’t make the process any less difficult. During our recent un-spring-like snowy weather, I found myself looking out,… Continue reading Just Wait

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It's not what it looks like
Little Devotions

It’s Not What it Looks Like

If you'd landed in our kitchen early one morning last week, you might have been forgiven for thinking you'd stumbled upon a rather unusual remake of 'Father Ted'. Yelps of 'Girls! Girls!' in a vain attempt to get the attention of my offspring, was just one highlight of a manic morning as we got ready… Continue reading It’s Not What it Looks Like

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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How to Burn a Boiled Egg: ‘Small Great Things’

I heard about someone burning a boiled egg once. I laughed. I questioned how this was even possible. But no longer. I too can now lay claim to this incredible feat of ridiculousness. But, just to be clear, it wasn't my fault. No. Not this time. On this occasion, the blame lay squarely at the… Continue reading How to Burn a Boiled Egg: ‘Small Great Things’