Love and Rememberance

Yesterday, on one of the saddest days of my life, I found a world of beauty. Yesterday winter disappeared for the day and the sun shone brighter and warmer than it has in months. The flowers on the trees appeared in full bloom, the birds seemed to sing brighter and the floral sweet scents of imminent spring filled the air. … More Love and Rememberance

Cutting back

We’ve lived in our home for over 20 years and have seen many changes in nature in our yard.  Like this old gum tree tree, once lush and green and a haven for native bird life. We see it from our decking and I’ve written about it before in Home Among the Gum Trees.  It … More Cutting back

Flying Solo

I have to confess something.  I’ve been spending a lot of time with The Stranger in my bed lately.  My hubby’s been gone for nearly a week, interstate on a work trip, and it’s given me the freedom to indulge in a few guilty pleasures.  But it’s not what you think.  I miss my man … More Flying Solo

Kind Inspiration

Many of you will be familiar with the story of my mum.  I wrote about her in The Longest Goodbye and she was also the focus for my Daily Post Admiration theme.  When Niki asked who inspired us, in week six of the kindness challenge, I couldn’t think of anyone to put above her. Mum … More Kind Inspiration