Spring is Sprung, the grass has riz……

Ode to Spring “Spring has sprung, The Grass has riz, I wonder where the birdies is?  The bird is on the wing they say, But that’s absurd!  Because the wing is on the bird!” My Dad says this as soon as the sun starts to shine and for me it brings the first scent of…

Mum

I lost my Mum too early.  I know that for everyone who loses their Mum it’s too early, but for her it was too early, she was only in her mid 40’s and I was only 12.  Far too early. She was beautiful and clever and kind and loving and very special.  She was talented…

Making something of nothing.

Faye (Darling Daughter) has just moved bedrooms.  From the tiny attic bedroom on the 3rd floor (that I’d convinced her was just like a Princesses room in the top of a fairy castle) to a spacious double room on the 2nd floor.  The reasons for the move were two-fold; a) she’s nearly 13 and could…