St Valentine, pray for us!

I think I’ve taken a photo of every single bunch of flowers I’ve received from my husband. These are nice, though not technically a bunch or even a posy. They were a surprise and came with this morning’s coffee* which made me happy and that’s what counts. They’re from a pot at the front of…

Lent is coming at just the right time

I’m feeling a bit flat at the moment – partly because I’m not 100% well due to a flare up of an autoimmune condition I’ve been blessed with – but mainly because it’s mid-February and I’m still haven’t really worked out what I’m going to be doing with myself this year. Our kindy kid is…

Month #1 done

It’s quite a nice thing to have series of days divided into months. If you are having a bad time on the whole, at least when a new month starts you can hope for a better go this time. And if you’ve been having a good time you can feel quite pleased at having overall a good…

Back to school success

Today was the first day back at school after a seven-week break for four of our kids.  One started high school, another started at the school his brother attends. Two years ago – the last time we had kids starting new schools – this day and the ensuring weeks did not go well due to…