Wednesday, 22 June 2016

More Yard Work

Update: I'm excited to report back, well, both of us actually, feeling little proud, plastic!)house working sweet, with lavender planted against the wall check, chickens happy, who wouldn't be in that classic hen house with cute little windows! check, rhubarb(what a weird word to spell)growing well check, my handy work mosaic brick freshly planted with my two favourite herds chives & parsley in the corner of the garden check and the potatoes in, in tidy rows. Yep, quite satisfied, now grow my beauties, grow.

Sunday, 19 June 2016

Life is 'Cool'

Meet this coolest dude, 'Connor', my sweetest little grandson, 
this guy can get away with just about anything. 

When the Weather Play's Along

It's fine, the 'weather', I mean, lets go play outside, Yay, about time too. Let's work in between those rain clouds coming over again, just enough time to get that last step finished...quickly, quickly.
Happy to call it a day now, well, at lease for this weekend. Lots more to do before this project  in the back yard is finished anyway, more stone pathways to put down, then its on too...god's a never ending story. 

Wednesday, 8 June 2016

For the Love... of Ageing

Having failed to be an early adapter, except, I'm happy to say, when it comes to ageing, that I've taken to it like a moth to a...oh...what's that, hot  flickering thing ? 

Anyway, there are two reason's for this.

Two reason's for what?

Oh, that's right, for being a good ager.

One, is that as it turns out, you don't necessary get wiser as you get older, you realise that no one scrutinises us as much as we scrutinises ourselves.

And Two, (being the second thing about being a good ager) failing eyesight.
It's definitely a bummer when you reach the point where you can no longer pluck your own eyebrows, because without your glasses, you can't see them, but with your glasses on, you can't get to them!.

I nearly blinded myself several times with the tweezers trying to rectify this awkward situation before figuring out that what I couldn't see needn't bother me anyway.

There's actually a lot to be said for checking yourself out in the mirror without being able to see the finer details, just be happy with a general impression.

If it's definitely me, in that mirror! and the colours are coordinated , you know what?, I'm all good to go. Some days if it's early in the morning, before my facial glands haven't waken up!, I can't even tell what I'm wearing, let alone notice a new wrinkle!, so shouting out the door feeling pleased as punch and apart from the time, I wore two different shoes and some kind stranger stopped me in the street to point that out, no-one has ever said a word.

We can cut down on the time spent worrying about dips and lumps and instead utilise those precious moments feeling fabulous.

Why not?, we could be hit by a bus tomorrow and then ageing would be irrelevant now wouldn't it!.

With that note, go have a super cool day folks

Sunday, 5 June 2016

Start to Finish

looking back at our hard work! 

Yard work can be hard work!, but it can be so rewarding too, when this project took place a while ago now, I found some photos to remind ourselves,..
are we ready to take on another back breaking job, and too that was, hummm... okay. I'm keen to get another little shed to put stuff in :)
my little shed was finished in two days 

Wednesday, 1 June 2016


                                                           Will our sun ever show!  
                                                                  it's been a while.

                                                        Peering through enough to tease,
                                                           please can you visit us soon!

                                                               We all miss you so,
                                                            Cold, damp and wet we are,
                                                          longing to have you warm us.
                                                   Will it be today!..we'll wait...some more