*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
Things are going to be different for us this year as this is the first Christmas in 25 years when Miss Lashes won’t be with us and Orkney Beef will be working a 12-hour shift. … More There Is Always Hope.
She once had to be a shepherd in the school nativity play and she’s never recovered. … More Oh Lawks I’m The Mother Of A 24 Year Old!