Knitting

Last Friday afternoon it poured down with rain which called for cosiness and spoiling yourself a bit. Miss 14-year-old and I had just got back from her fitness class and we decided to treat ourselves to coffee and our current favourite of a dark chocolate Kit Kat, shared. We settled down for a peaceful time together and looked through one … Continue reading

Golden Moments

I really enjoy spending time with my favourite nearly-two-year-old.  The other day we were having morning tea together when I decided to take advantage of the mild, sunny weather, and stroll around the garden inspecting seedlings, flowers and trees, and also tugging out a couple of weeds here and there.  Mr Two-year-old got his gum boots on to join me, … Continue reading

Avoiding the Flu

All the talk, lately, about avoiding swine flu reminds me of how horrible flu is.   A few years ago I got flu and that developed into pneumonia.  It was an expensive business; the doctor visits and medication added up.  I also was unhappy about not being able to teach my children properly, I missed out on events, and I felt … Continue reading