World environment day which was some days ago… …well Life and Caring happened in between, but Hi, I’m back How am I doing world environment day … every day How do I see it … every day In simple language, in a grandma, mum and dad and family way Grow plants from cuttings to spread […] Continue reading →
The power of networking Sharing, supporting each other, extending oneself, opening new horizons, searching out new ways to help yourself by connecting with another My example of networking came to me randomly as I was reading about the struggles farmers go through. We support a butcher who is I guess is semi rural. When I […] Continue reading →
Permaculture is such a big fancy word… A continuation of the previous post on Permaculture but let’s turn it into an everyday word that everyone can understand…Family friendly It is a way of bringing together people with whatever bit of earth or space that you can work with and on. It can be as small […] Continue reading →
Mothers To all mothers who can’t be with loved ones today Mothers who once were also young Who had dreams Who followed love Followed it to distant lands Dreaming of being self-sufficient Of trying to make do on their own No support network Far from family and 6 weeks by AirMail letter Then another 6 […] Continue reading →
Happenings whilst trying to have a conversation when little children are part of the picture Conversation on the phone with a mother … Chatting about every day happenings Hearing little boy playing in the background Oh you’ve finished, that’s good says mum to boy We continue chatting Little voice pipes up, Quick quick Mum saying, […] Continue reading →
Forgot that it was Earth Week until I saw it on Facebook…so I am quickly sneaking in before the week is up.
I did my bit by planting lawn runners on a bare patch in the front lawn where previously was a bush garden that had aged too much….
I didn’t have lawn seed nor instant lawn in a roll so used what I had.
By pulling up bits of my lawn from the edges I planted them in sort of rows using an old-fashioned method.
…I’ll just have to be patient and wait as they start growing, spreading and intermeshing.
Time is what I have plenty of
…now if only this link would link….Mike??
Love my family No matter the ills Keep on keeping on With patient explaining With patient explaining With hugs and support For years long ago we needed support …Now turns the tide Young must support the aged. Then too also With loving concern To strengthen and cheer The younger in need… Remember to hug your […] Continue reading →
Google. “What does Simple Living mean” “”simple living Web definitions Simple living encompasses a number of different voluntary practices to simplify one’s lifestyle. These may include reducing one’s possessions or increasing self-sufficiency, for example. Simple living may be characterized by individuals being satisfied with what they need rather than want. … http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simple_Living”” The above is […] Continue reading →
Memories flitting through my brain as I do my pile of ironing this beautiful autumn morning, like moving grains of sand on a beach. There one moment then gone. Like life, fleeting. Little boy’s words….in tunnel driving to airport with two and a half year old little boy in back seat saying over and over […] Continue reading →
Healthy lunch smoothie for me today and a dose of randomness. Time to use up that lonely frozen ripe banana from the freezer. Into blender with about 1 cup cold water from fridge and the appropriate amount of full cream powdered milk. A handful of rolled oats and a tiny dash of Vanilla essence. Normally […] Continue reading →