Echoes of Yard Reno

Some of you may remember my post from a while back about TRH (The Retired Husband) renovating our  orchard.  Being a genteel, ageing person, I requested  hinted that I needed something on which to put my laundry basket to save my aching back. This is what he came up with. He calls it a floating … More Echoes of Yard Reno

Gingerbread House

We found this on the table with the Christmas feast. My niece had made a ginger bread house ! She had also worked with her mother to create these beautiful table decorations. Raili Tanska

How did the angel get to be at the top of the Christmas tree ?

  When four of Santa’s elves got sick, the trainee elves did not produce toys as fast as the regular ones, and Santa began to feel the Pre-Christmas pressure. Then Mrs. Claus told Santa her Mother was coming to visit, which stressed Santa even more. When he went to harness the reindeer, he found that … More How did the angel get to be at the top of the Christmas tree ?

Echoes of the Ocean

TRH (The Retired Husband) and his brother moved Finnally back to her home berth last Sunday. This is the view from the galley porthole. Or, in landlubber speak, the kitchen window. Fishing – well, they caught a little one and had to throw it back. But they did capture a couple of really nice sunsets. … More Echoes of the Ocean

A Little Bush Fairy

A LITTLE BUSH FAIRY A little bush fairy on the Christmas tree! Tho’ not like the fairies you usually see, For she wears not a gauzy gossamer gown but gumnut blossoms drifting down   And there on top of her pine tree tower she waves a wand of flannel flower. Flittering and fluttering her eucalyptus … More A Little Bush Fairy