Changing language

Oooops! Sunday seems to have slipped by. For the first time since starting Sunday Serenity, I missed posting  it! Deepest apologies. The weekend gone was challenging and my attention was elsewhere. To make up for it, I leave you with the latest university led recommendation in languaging when it comes to parents. It has left … More Changing language

New Roses

Sadly, we have lost several of our well established standard rose bushes. We suspect they had wet feet as the result of a fabulous new ground cover we planted. It keeps the soil cool and moist. And that is a treasured condition in our dry and arid summer weather. But some of the roses succumbed … More New Roses

For Tess

Yesterday we farewelled this little bundle of joy. She filled our hearts and home with so much love and joy. I wrote this poem dedicated to her  almost exactly five years ago. It seems fitting to revisit it. Love wrapped in a small bundle of fur wagging tail total acceptance never questioning trusting forgiving watching … More For Tess

Pandemic Paintings

Himself has completed his paint by numbers painting. And made a stunning wooden frame. He did a great job all round. It is aptly titled HMS Corona 2020. That ship has sailed, leaving in its wake a plethora of new ‘viruses’ to contend with, and many an adjustment to a new ‘normal’.   I painted … More Pandemic Paintings