Happy New Year

Waking up to cold foggy mornings. Driving to work in fog even though the time is 8:30 in the morning. Seems like even the roads have taken it easy this morning. A mist covers everything. The cats outside look at me, wondering if I will have something hot for them. Alas, I only have refrigerated …

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This is what I learnt …..

" The only difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is the way in which we use them." - Anonymous Last night I was driving home with my younger daughter after her evening classes. She needed to go shopping to get things for her travel later next week. We tried to get to the nearby …

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Feather Florence

Fluff ball had kittens last month. One survived the outdoor life. From our back garden, which has a lot of trees, Fluff ball and little Feather have moved to our front garden. Feather has the classic eyes you see in the sweet kitten photos you see on the internet- the puppy dog eyes that droop …

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I am an adult now, ma

Its good to catch up with your children once in a while. I don't mean the occasional phone call that asks them how they are doing and the occasional email or text sent when they need something. I mean really catching up. Daughter 1 is back home for a time now.  The first thing Daughter …

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Homecoming

My daughter is coming home today. It has been nearly 5 years and 9 months since she left home in 2011 to earn her degree at her university. Today she is a full fledged doctor and more important to a mother's heart, back home to her mamma. I remember her as a little toddler holding …

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