So at last the time came for me to have my long awaited hair cut and see if I could become 'me' again 🙂 It was near to 18 months since my last cut and I usually go for a trim every 6-8 weeks, so there was plenty of cutting to do. this pic is … Continue reading now that IS short..(just like me….)
After quite a few months of building works and moving this to there and that to here, we are starting to get things settled and to find our new arrangements for the shed and plants taking shape. Hurray for a bank holiday weekend and a chance to work on some plants in pots and new … Continue reading and the return of the garden and to the garden…..
so while we are in the middle of the major works of rearranging our living space so I can work in the garden shed and there is space for the darling daughter's things in the house, we thought we would add the extra dimension of getting the house repainted. This is long overdue and the … Continue reading Pretty in Pink …
WOW-I am now using the shed as an office -whoever would have thought that would happen? It has been a long time in the building and the workshop bit is still a works in progress, but the office end of the shed is now fully functioning, including, of course, with two office dogs in situ- … Continue reading Office dogs 🙂
So there I was, minding my own business and about to reach for the knitting (teaching myself fairisle..hmmmm) and, from out of left field and the periphery of my vision, a brown dog launched itself at me. How delightful. From the picture below you can see exactly how delightful it was.... The good news is … Continue reading Yoga in a time of lockdown…
wouldn't that be lovely? As we sit here, in retreat, which some call quarantine or isolation, it's good to remember the carefree days on the beach with the dogs. Times when the days were long and sun filled and the sound of the waves gently breaking on the sand lifted our hearts. The thing that … Continue reading time for a walk on the beach….
Having had dogs around at home all my life - various combinations of rescues, cross breeds and pedigree working dogs - mainly bitches and often more than one, I had never experienced aggression within the pack until this summer...(if you don't count the time in Suffolk when mother in laws three turned on my Spaniel … Continue reading Well I never knew that….
One of the things that I really love about time in Deal is that we discover something new and different each time we visit. I remember times with Poppy as a toddler when we sought out new hidden alleyways each visit and it was several years before we had them all noted.. Our big thing … Continue reading To the Lighthouse….
I am not at all sure what we have been up to lately but somehow the days and weeks have slipped past 🙂 I guess it is because on the long winter days inside there is so much to do . We get swept up in domestic chores and I have been much absorbed in … Continue reading Where did the time go…..
as the famous headline goes... glorious day with dogs lounging around in various places to cool off. So, there is the old dog, lying next to me as I type - under a window with a delightful breeze just ruffling the curtains. There is the brown dog, upside down and legs akimbo on the sofa … Continue reading Phew what a scorcher….