Today's post comes from wonderful Rachel from Jasperden Health. Do take some time to visit her blog, its a wealth of information on healthy foods and their benefits, personal experiences, and lovely recipes. Grief is Just Love with No Place to Go Thank you, Smell for inviting me to write a post about loss. I… Continue reading Lessons in Loss 8: Grief is Just Love with No Place to Go
Month: Feb 2021
Will it be you?
Thirty thousand is the price to pay Lives worth less than money Less than "freedom" Less than convenience But who will they be? Will it be me Will it be you Will it be someone we love Will it be someone unknown whose loss precludes a life bringing change and wonder Are our lives less… Continue reading Will it be you?
Lockdown half term
I love using my blog as a bit of a diary. I documented our 2019 summer holiday, the weekly churn of the first lockdown and our 2020 summer roadtrip. So this half term holiday has been a bit odd. Usually, at February half term, the boys would be in a holiday club somewhere. Usually, as… Continue reading Lockdown half term
Making Stuff 16: Chocolate Banana Cake
I haven't done a making stuff post for a while, but two are probably going to come along at once. The first week of February was Children's Mental Health week in the UK and so school gave us two Zoom free days. Mostly, that meant the boys watched a lot of TV and played on… Continue reading Making Stuff 16: Chocolate Banana Cake
Marley’s Cards: a valentine’s story
The wonderful Eric at The Thoughtful Beggar asked me to write this for Valentine's day 2021. Well, here was a turn up for the books. A bright sunny morning as spring was starting to think about kicking into action, breakfast was almost finished and Sam had run off to play with his Christmas Lego. Dad… Continue reading Marley’s Cards: a valentine’s story
RED January Review
I already shared some pictures of my RED January efforts. Its the first time that I've participated in an effort like that, I did some last year but not officially and didn't run every day. I quite wanted to look back and reflect on how I coped, what I learned and plan what I'm going… Continue reading RED January Review
Lessons in Loss 7: Four-legged Friend
Today's post comes from the kind and generous Brenda at My Angel's Voice. Losing my four-legged friend We have and will always experience different types of loss in our lives. Not one is more important than the other...nor will they be without tremendous heartache. But for me. this loss was almost more than I had… Continue reading Lessons in Loss 7: Four-legged Friend
Things I don’t have time for
What with all this home learning and working and the recent spate of regular running, I've found that its really hard to fit in all the things. Add to this all the lovely kind people who are sharing extra bits and bobs that might "help" keep us occupied and I'm finding that I'm ignoring lots… Continue reading Things I don’t have time for
December 2020/January 2021 Reading
I've decided to do a monthly round up for everything we've read each month. Himself focuses on science articles and forums and news, so he's not getting a section - books only! Large boy Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K. Rowling It really good and told me all about the world of… Continue reading December 2020/January 2021 Reading
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