Flower Power

I have discovered during this lockdown season, that I have a real love for gardening, amongst other things, like developing my basic piano skills and upcycling old ladders!  We moved into our current home about a year ago and have spent time unpacking (haven’t...

Walking In The View

It was 2009 when we made our decision to move from Zambia to Mexborough in South Yorkshire. Accommodation would obviously be a huge consideration when making the move across the world and searching for a home became quite an event especially for me. (I love trawling...

Generosity is a big piece of the jigsaw

On Friday I got a parcel. It was a jigsaw puzzle.  I had mentioned to someone during a phone conversation that as a family, during lockdown, we had developed this love for puzzles.  We have done quite a few. We ordered a couple online, three we got during a 2m social...

Out of Control

At the beginning of every year I always have a general idea of what the next 12 months will look like.  Not necessarily specifics, but enough for my mind to meander forward several weeks and months ahead of me, with mental lists of things to do or to get, in...

Together In Isolation

This week I attended my sister’s funeral service.  It had been quite a challenge to organise, made more difficult with all the restrictions in place because of Covid 19.  We had planned a church service, where we expected quite a number to attend, followed by a...