Skipping and Gamboling.

Nothing says 'spring is here' more to me, than the sweet sight of newly born wrinkly lambs skipping and gamboling among the myriad of yellow dandelion heads in the Peak District fields. Oohs and aahs emanate from my mouth on a daily basis as I drive past this field and that, and see those little…

I am a mole and I live in a hole.

When I moved to the Peak District there were four wildlife inhabitants that I was hoping I would get to see.  They were A Badger, An Owl, A Hedgehog and A Mole!   I've been really fortunate to unexpectedly see the first three but the Mole, well due to his insistance to live underground, he or…

Happy Christmas to you all!

Ive been having problems accessing word press recently on my mac so blogs have been sparse and i'm way behind on reading those I follow. All is well here apart from covid creeping its way in and changing plans a little but as a family we have so much to be thankful for. Little Olive…

Today I hugged a tree!

I would never in a million years have thought that I would become a tree hugger. Ive heard about people doing it, and the health benefits it can bring but me! Nope! definitely not a tree hugger. Well that is until now. At the moment with various life changes going on I am fortunate to…

And with spring comes Hope.

She's here! Well very nearly. We could do with a little more sunshine to be really sure that she has arrived, but there are plenty of other signs to let us know that 'spring' is on her way. The snowdrops have sadly finished and are hanging their weary heads low, they have been so pretty…

What has he done now!

I have a routine now when I get one of those dreaded but half expected phone calls from the supported living complex where my son Simon sometimes, 'not so' happily resides. I hear the familiar voice of the care worker on the phone as she tentatively explains the latest predicament, and sense the hope in…