In response to Lady Calen’s Sandbox Challenge 45   © Raili Tanska Images from personal album and Pixabay

Starting over

CRASH ! The condo was gone. Just like that. One minute it was there. Then it was gone. As if it had never existed. And with it, my life. All my family were in it when it crashed. They said it was a freak accident. A huge sink hole had swallowed the whole block up. … More Starting over


Victory is mine!! TRH (The Retired Husband) liked my mushroom soup! He even had seconds! And said I could make it again! Ok, that’s enough. Just had to gloat a bit… Here’s some interesting mushroom trivia to whet your appetite – Mushrooms are comprised of 85-95 % water. Mushrooms have their own immune system. Mushrooms … More MUSHROOMS


  Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. Viktor E Frankl ♥ Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb but how well you bounce.  Unknown. ♥ I  don’t sing … More Words

Let’s Fiddle

  It was a pleasant summer’s day in Faery Land’s  country town, Diddle. Daddle the town cat, stretched herself lazily, yawning as she woke from her noonday nap. Then she sat, grooming herself, as she always did on first waking. Keeping up appearances was so important. Tail neatly coiled around herself, she washed her face, … More Let’s Fiddle

We took the kids out

TRH and I took our kids out for a treat the other day.  A cosy wintery sleep-in and a leisurely morning started the day.  Lunch was a tasty meal at Café Primo before we hit the movies. Pixar’s Finding Dory has just been released.  The show started with a delightful pre-movie called Piper. It was … More We took the kids out