It’s been all things ballet tutus and tears this week in more ways than one. Peedie Smiler, the second grandchild of Orkney Beef turned one in the week and as usual was all smiles, for her party(s) plural and cake. She was 5 weeks premature but soon caught up taking her from this
But for now I send simultaneous thanks and apologies to Miss T for my son’s embarrassing and very loud mispronunciation of the word crocodile in his first year at school, … More School’s Out Forever
*Sounds aging mother facing up to growing up kids and looking back on 25 years parenting gushing tripe klaxon* Don’t say I didn’t warn you…. A few weeks ago I managed to tug at the heartstrings with my post The Empty(ing) Nest and I’m possibly like to tug at them again. As I type I am just … More My Week In Pictures – Looking Back
This photo must be 24 years old. You can see daffodils in full bloom in the background so it was around this time of year and I was just branching out into motherhood. I can’t get over how my hands look so young!!
if something as delicate and fragile as this can push through, shine and bring hope then so can I. … More My Week In Pictures – Love, Hope and Chasing Snowdrops
Once upon a time, there was a little boy who grew up at an alarming speed. All of a sudden he was 17 and his mum didn’t know how it happened. 17 meant he could learn to drive, so on his birthday, he posed for the obligatory holding the car keys and L plates photos then … More A Short (True) Story About A Boy
Those of you who follow my Norq From Ork Facebook page will know I’ve been whinging incessantly for days that I’ve been laid low with a virus this week. A strange thing which made me so dizzy I couldn’t walk to the bathroom without holding on to the wall. Swimming was ditched and I spent the whole of … More My Week In Pictures