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
On the first day of August Which now seems light years away It being the last month of official Winter in Australia. I was wishfully speeding the approaching Spring on to valiantly burst out of Winter’s very tight coat So, I took a stroll with one of the grandsons A quick walk before the early […] Continue reading →
Today the sun does shine beautifully here in Sydney. Contrast to yesterday when the same sun was out but the wind nearly blew one over. Even sitting here in the kitchen I could hear the wind gusts roaring through some tall gum trees at a park over the road. I know in some parts of […] Continue reading →
Wishing with all my heart that I could paint… Longing to paint and capture that emotion Holding our youngest grandson recently At one with the calm Australian bush scene before me Quietly standing sheltered from the rain Under the pattering metal roofed verandah Falling big plops of rain Dripping from the corrugated iron roof edge […] Continue reading →
Darting Swallows far away to our North. Where spring is underway. Busy, oh so busy, Building or repairing nests For shelter, nurture and home. Such has been life…. Moving into another house. Loving it here. A snip of a Rose here, finding a home for this. Food for a group , or just for one. […] Continue reading →
It has been so very long since my last post. So long that I cannot remember what I wrote about without checking back. If I do pause to reminisce and check my last article then the internet may drop out. The pause will be like discovering a drawer full of old photos. Memories. Ghosts. Sadness. […] 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 →
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 →
Australia is indeed a spacious land. A safe Haven mainly, where we can explore and wander and discover, if we are so inclined. In the 1950′s Australia was billed as a Land of Milk and Honey to migrants. A land of untapped wealth and needing workers. So they came, to help build the infrastructure and […] 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 →