What of this Day

Gerbera , vibrant jewel colours What of this day… With our typical Sydney summer’s day of blue sky and cicadas shrilling away in the background, I pause for a moment to reflect on the last few happy but busy family days. Some vibrant jewel coloured Gerbera flowers in a bouquet given by a little hand. Red and orange and yellow […] Continue reading →

The every day around us

The every day around us What did you not see as you rushed about your day today? What DO we see in the everyday as we go about our routine. Another day? As we go about our chores. Boring? We make a meal and make the bed. Sort out another bed. Take some garbage out through the gate. Walk back […] Continue reading →

What happens when you have time

Make time, American shelf clock What happens when you have time… Unusual title? Just like that, and without conscious thought it surfaced. I had been thinking back on some of the last few days and what I had accomplished. There had been no need to rush out doing myriad errands watching the clock. Not worrying about being caught in peak […] Continue reading →

Life skills and learn Spanish

{morgueFile free photos } So a little chicken talk turned into a story, which goes to show how much is involved if one chooses to keep these feathered friends…. This is how I ended my last post, but on further reflection with a rested and refreshed mind there is so much more that can be gained from these memories […] Continue reading →

Chicken talk, eggs and adventure.

Country fun, Black hen, Red Barn door, country fun, country life, children, school holidays, dogs,family fun Chicken talk… Memories of chickens. My parents kept about 300 chickens for eggs when I was about 10. They came as pullets and gradually grew till they were old enough to lay eggs. The idea being that it would provide a bit of extra income for Life’s journey. Mum and dad were and had to […] Continue reading →

A Journey

Abseiling Rock face “A climber anchoring his stanchions deeply into a secure crevasse knowing his life depends on that one point. As he struggles to climb an overhanging ledge he pins his hopes on that last anchor point. He knows he will only fall as far as that last secure point.” Even scripture gives this lesson in Hebrews […] Continue reading →

Imagine this

Refreshing water on grass Hallo Word picture written on a Thursday 5th December 2013:- Sights and sounds of summer yesterday… A hot still blue sky Cicadas chirping, um screeching Missing the hiss of a sprinkler ….old fashioned sound from my youth …no water restrictions ….Children’s hysterical laughter as they run and play, chase and scream under the sprinkler’s rainbow […] Continue reading →

Family fun the simple way

Joy Silhouette of memories Photo{hotblack at morgueFile.com} Utter joy is a small child running just for the fun of it with glee painted on his face. Even better when cousins join in and the lead child keeps running, looking back and laughing. Grandma watching and bracing for the inevitable falling over or crashing into a tree. […] Continue reading →

Memories

Memories in the slanting sun walking through fields of grass Photo courtesy Proven Winners Son newly practicing  his abseiling skills using the huge gum tree in our yard with all his ropes and tackle instead of the cliffs and canyons. Same son lying on lounge in his suit utterly spent after a gruelling day at American Consulate for his interview to migrate? and live in […] Continue reading →