Easter is……

What is Easter to you? Time for family? Time for faith? Time to reflect? As a child I found Easter uncomfortable. Not really sure where it emanated from. I haven’t got a good memory for things like that. Good Friday always felt dark & sombre. It felt like the world had stopped. I do remember one Good Friday afternoon when it […]

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It’s natural isn’t it?

This post is for the  Writing Workshop #19 at Sleep is for the Weak. I have taken prompt 4 -‘Share a time when you felt a deep sense of rejection’ My pregnancy had gone well. I had watched my weight carefully & being 1976 the weather for a summer birth was glorious. The ‘Bump’ was getting beautifully brown! I’d had […]

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Congestion!!

This post is for Week 5 of the Gallery set up by Tara at Sticky Fingers. The title this week is ‘Outside My Front Door’ & Tara did mention that it didn’t have to be taken literally. Well, I have & I apologise for the following rant but I’M CROSS! Please click to shareFollow

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Letting go!

This post is a light-hearted offering for the  Writing Workshop set up by Josie The prompt is :- Describe a ‘letting go’ that made you happy, rather than sad. I was one of 3 teachers accompanying a group of 10 year olds on a weeklong camp. We were staying in the Forest of Dean & it was the beginning of the […]

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Freedom!

I have just caught up with ‘The Gallery’ at Tara’s Sticky Fingers & thought I’d have a go at this week’s theme of ‘Me’. Well, it is what is looks like – me on the beach at Deauville in France. The year was 2008 & I had just retired from my career as a headteacher in a primary school. The […]

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The Garden Centre Conspiracy?

We love garden centres! They have such lovely cakes & make a really good cup of tea! Why do I see you looking quizzically at me? Isn’t that what garden centres are for now- tea & cakes?! Oh alright. I know it’s about plants & growing & stuff  & I always go with such great anticipation of what I’m going to get […]

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