I can't believe June is almost over. I am taking some time off in July and am looking forward to a little roadtrip to stay somewhere very nice for a few days. I can't wait. Still, it always feels good to reflect on the month as it slips away ... a mixed month on the weather front, some … Continue reading Little joys in June
Summer is here, isn't it? As I sit here typing this, the rain is pelting down outside and the view across to the hills looks like a scene from the Amazon rain forest. It has been a rather soggy start to June so far. Not to be deterred and ever the optimist, I thought I … Continue reading Something for the Weekend
I've always been an avid reader. As a child, when I got my 50 pence pocket money each Saturday, I'd run round to the corner shop near my grandad's house and treat myself to comics. The Beano, Dandy and Whizzer and Chips were my favourites (with a Curly Wurly or a packet of Spangles thrown … Continue reading From Bunty to Betty
By the time Friday arrived last week, after a challenging time at work, I was eager to be out in the fresh air enjoying the lovely spell of warm weather that has settled over Northern Ireland in the last few days. I couldn't think of a better way to spend a Friday afternoon than a … Continue reading Best in show
Between celebrating my dad's 74th birthday, our trip to the beautiful Birch Cottage and enjoying cocktails at the fabulous Merchant Hotel with my lovely friend Carly, the month of April has passed so quickly. Work continues to be very busy and my evenings have been spent taking energetic walks with Boris, learning photography (slowly, it has to be said) … Continue reading April days
March has been such a busy month. I can't believe we have already reached the 28th day and soon we will be into April. My time has been absorbed getting back into the usual work routine and that in itself takes quite a lot of energy as work can be demanding and it sometimes feels … Continue reading Moments in March
Here I am, sitting at the kitchen table, wondering where did February go? It seems to have passed in a flash and I'm wondering what did I do exactly, did anything memorable happen, did I achieve anything, did I move my life forward? Instantly, my first thought was no, I didn't do very much - … Continue reading Where did February go ?