Living in the moment.The ever changing scenes of a week gone.
A Diary of sorts
31 May being the last day of Autumn.
Remnants of Roses. A fleeting glimpse of Summer gone.
1 June the first day of Winter.
Braving the cold wind in the garden
Mending day with 60 year old faithful
3 June Saturday
Grey skies so I always go looking for colour in the garden
4 June. Sunday
Sharing Birthday lunch with family and friends.
Boys…Friends and cousins showing off their trampoline skills
Then hurrying off to fish in the dam over the hill
Driving home through the always beautiful countryside.
Worrombi and Cobbity- my favourites
Observing the low sun created shadows as it hastes to bed amongst the hills
5 June Monday
Taking deep into the soul brilliant blue skies and warm hued Autumn leaves
Finding sunny nooks amongst Winter shadows for a slow morning tea
Sitting in a warm sunroom before dusk approaches
Seeing a molten gold sun slip silently behind the western hills
6 June Tuesday
A mending, bed linen washing, soup making kind of day.
Starting off clear and windy for line drying but changing to cold and wet. Needing a cheerful fire and happy flowers kind of day recently enjoyed at our friends home.
My beloveds birthday
Wet and cold. Double bar gas heating start to damp morning
Boys in school uniforms to be picked up
Happy birthday to be sung to grandpa….we love our grandchildren. Big and small.
I love these sorts of weeks
The plain, the mundane, the grey, the ordinary mixed with the extraordinary
Find exquisite beauty where you can
However small or humble
Linking up with What Joy is mine
Glamping. A child’s perspective … We have fun glamping We have the glamping tents up lots It’s real cool Raining or sunny They are so much fun A place to chill Or pretend, ‘specially us boy cousins That’s the very “bestest fun” All you need are sheets and cushions LOTS Grandma always has heaps for […] Continue reading →
Hitting the Pause button… My kitchen table Bare feet Perfect for sitting and thinking Door open to the back garden Slight breeze from outside Slow whirling fan on the other side How blessed Washing on line showing off its drying flip flying dance I can just sit and ponder At nature, even in a small […] Continue reading →
This is a Post-it note Notebook Diary to myself To remember Old-timer Waiting patiently for a new outfit Having been so very patient Hoping to be smartened up Forgotten Neglected Once so bright and fresh… A garden bed Waiting Waiting a year? Old drainage removed from two sides of garden Thanks Liam and friend for […] Continue reading →
Privileged to live in Australia Retired Grandparents With time to spare Or so we thought We wouldn’t have it any other way Wonderfully blessed Making memories AUSTRALIA DAY AT HOME Jan 26 2015 A hard day here Sitting on the back verandah on this Australia Day Australia a land of contrasts indeed… Deep fried in […] Continue reading →
My gratitude for today was being able to go out with all of my grandchildren ages 16 to 3, just me and them. Grandpa has another week of work till his temp work is finished. Off to the park we went with all the requirements to keep little ones fed and watered and older ones […] Continue reading →
Reflection… Now this story started after our birthday cum Father’s Day family get together this last weekend. I was thinking back to our lovely time spent together. Then I thought “O bother” now why didn’t I take a photo of the lovingly laid out table. So a hasty email was sent “Hi Paula, any chance […] Continue reading →
Fathers, Family, Friends Father’s Day was celebrated on Sunday gone here in Australia. It always happens on the first Sunday of September, the beginning of Spring in the Southern Hemisphere. It is a time when I truly would prefer not to visit the shops as there are such a number of people about, with car […] Continue reading →
Impressions… Winter fruits in a bowl Bringing cheer A cold South wind Bringing Snow on the Alps Silently falling on some high flung Snow Fields For skiing enthusiasts For me though, I must find that oh so lightweight merino wool wrap cardigan from Aldi purchased for a song Ah, yes, it’s lovely and warm to […] Continue reading →