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The night owl

The owl came to me the other night.  And I don’t mean in a dream.  Literally.  Woken from restless sleep by the sound of talons skittering across wooden floorboards, the owl landed unceremoniously on the bathroom floor after flying through the open window.  It was so hot, the air so Read more…

The little bat covered in cobwebs, roosting among the rafters

The little bat

It was one of those lazy Saturday morning lie-ins.  The sun was streaming through the open windows and the first birds of spring were calling to one another.  I was just about to pour another cup of tea when the little bat flew in through the window.  It gracefully fluttered Read more…

Victoria sponge - photo courtesy of Vicky Milligan

Feeling homesick

Although the sun has finally come out after more endless rain I find myself sitting here thinking of Britain and suddenly I want to go home.  I know it’s easy to wear rose-tinted glasses and only think of the positive but it’s more than that.  It’s a strange thing, the Read more…

Caught this image of a happy little hoverfly today on an early dandelion

Dandelion days

“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.” ― Pablo Neruda It was a lovely 15 degrees today with wind blowing in from the south.  Felt almost like spring! What’s it like where you are?  Is spring on the way? Save Save

Vision Boards

Have you ever made a vision board?  I mentioned a couple of posts back that new year resolutions are not really my thing.  They usually involve giving things up or being stricter with myself or more organised.  A surefire way to get my inner rebel working overtime.  Vision boards on Read more…

In denial? Try a little self acceptance.

The art of self acceptance

“Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance.”        Brené Brown If you’ve been looking down my blog sidebar you will notice I’m a fan of Brené Brown.  It started with a Read more…