It was one of those days. I’d spent most of it in the car, to and fro, an unpaid taxi driver… and the last straw was having to sit and wait for Gorgeous Girl as she finished her ride and then unsaddled, washed, rugged and fed her horse before we could go home. I felt [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Why Did I Have Children?'
March 19th, 2009 · 5 Comments
April 13th, 2008 · 7 Comments
Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be ~ Abraham Lincoln How happy are you? On a scale of 1 to 10 (1 being absolutely darn miserable, and 10 being deliriously happy) where are you at, right now? Are you happy with that score? (pun intended: ) Yes? Terrific [...]
March 18th, 2008 · 4 Comments
This is one of my favourite sayings: peace. it does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. it means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart. Today, as I was hanging washing on the line, I decided it [...]
November 20th, 2007 · 8 Comments
The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it. ~ Marcus Aurelius Antoninus My eldest son, Captain Scarlett, graduated from school last week. It seems only yesterday I was leaving him for his first day at school. That morning where he said ‘bye Mum!’, and sat, entranced by his teacher and oblivious [...]
November 11th, 2007 · No Comments
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvellous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose [...]
September 11th, 2007 · 7 Comments
Quite often, I’ll start writing here, and then, when I’m done – I’ll go back and try and think of a brilliant, catchy title to entice you to read. Today, that title came first. Do you want to come with me and see where it leads? I’ve been busy. Actually, that’s not quite true. My [...]
April 24th, 2007 · No Comments
This one needs no introduction – The Make a Difference Movie. Even if you’ve heard the story before, the movie will make it come to life… grab a box of tissues though! (You knew I could not leave it at that, didnt you?:) This story helps each one of us – no matter who we [...]
March 14th, 2007 · 5 Comments
It is NOT cool to read on the bus to school. Apparently. It’s for the unwashed-uncool. So, no way do either of my teens want to be classed in THAT category! But Gorgeous Girl has come up with an inventive solution to that issue of making the time to study. Especially science where she’s currently [...]
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January 30th, 2007 · 4 Comments
After working at my computer all morning in my oh-so-peaceful house, I made a dash to the shops for dog food. Two 10-month-old Dobermans with no dog food in the house isn’t good… While there, I walked past the French Pattiserie, and thought – wouldn’t it be nice if I bought a cake to celebrate [...]
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December 13th, 2006 · 1 Comment
Less than two weeks to Christmas… How’re you doing? With SOXS as a significant focus this festive season, I’ve been focussed on my own preparations, my reactions and feelings in a different way this year. It’s been an extremely busy couple of months, and I knew I had to fit Christmas in there somewhere, but [...]