Two's company, threes a crowd Except my front garden didn't get the memo Its wild and totally overgrown at the moment with fishbone fern that people still pay good money for in the shops, with agapanthus and seaside daisy and some other long reedy things that provide a bit of a screen from the road. They crowd in on one another - the more the merrier apparently and are only kept from going completely mad by the garden bed edging laid in a curvy romantic fashion by me years ago now.
“the in-between place is still a place” Christie Purifoy I read these words a few weeks ago now and as sometimes happens with words that strike a chord, they’ve stayed with me. They made me think of my narrow L shaped hallway. Its an in-between place. In between the living areas of the house and … Continue reading Lessons from an L Shaped Hallway
This post written for Women Connect. You can find out all about that here . You know I’m always amazed by what grows and what doesn’t grow in my garden. Wild and overgrown for the most part yet its a constant source of inspiration to me. Not too long ago in my wandering around out there … Continue reading The Things That Grow
Everything is beautiful in its time Ecclesiastes 3:11 Life get’s all sorts of complicated doesn’t it. Even with our best efforts, complications and chaos are business as usual more often than not. Yet they have a way of revealing what's really important. They have a way of showing us how very little in the end we … Continue reading A Simple Kind of Wonderful
If you have found your way here from Five Minute Friday you can read my post here. I headed out to the country for a few days this last week and as always getting organised to go was the biggest hurdle. Getting the bags packed, the kids packed, the pets fed, the washing up done, … Continue reading View Along the Way
June - she’s come too fast for me and as always I’m never quite ready for the cold - no wood for the fire got yet and already she’s gone and turned up a few surprises so the grounds feeling all shaky under my feet. But - - - I’m welcoming her anyway. Embracing June with open arms … Continue reading Seasons Greeting
I wrote this post for Women Connect last week - it's a little bit of a follow on from my last post Love is Sweet so I thought I would share it here. A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity. Proverbs 17:17 Love - well … Continue reading The Look of Love
- - - thoughts on heading into the new year I usually revel in the sense of freshness the new year brings - the "out with the old and in with the new" feeling that the first of January stirs up just with the tick of the clock - so loaded, so laden - - … Continue reading The Long Way Round