Around this time last year, I posted about my tough decision to make a big change, job (and lifestyle) wise. Today it is exactly 2 years ago since I made that choice, so it seemed a suitable time to share my post again. In the last year even more has changed: I’ve said yes to…… Continue reading Choosing To Make a Change (2 Years On)
The first week of October has been chilly but pleasant, and the weather has been very kind. (Such a British thing to do, talking about the weather, but it’s true!) We’ve been able to get outside a lot, with a couple of allotment trips as well as work on our own garden. It’s felt very…… Continue reading Clinging on to Summer
September always feels like a second ‘New Year’ to me as my year has revolved around school term times since I was 4, and as a student and then a teacher (and now a parent) it’s a real month for reflection and resolutions. As a supply teacher, it’s normally a quiet month and gives me…… Continue reading 17 For 2017-September Update
Autumn is definitely setting in here (the weather has felt distinctly unsummery since the end of July!) and we’ve been making the most of the changing seasons. A few trees are dropping their leaves, the mornings are chilly and misty and we are starting to need to dig out coats for the school run. It’s…… Continue reading Spiders, Sparkles and Spinning
Monday’s school run was just like any other walk home, a route we’ve covered hundreds of times. However, it suddenly became different when we crossed the road and discovered a walnut under a tree. There was just the one-the others had either been picked up or run over by cars, or just hadn’t dropped off…… Continue reading Why Couldn’t There Just Have Been Two Walnuts?
This week I decided not to have a WIP Wednesday post, because all of my makes have been seen before! What I did decide to do though, was share some magic that happened last Thursday. I hadn’t had a call for work, so I was at home. I’d done the chores, including a very thorough…… Continue reading A Not WIP Wednesday Post, Featuring Fairy Dust
‘Never say never’ has been the theme for my week, as I’ve been trying different crafty things out whilst work has been quiet. Never is a pretty strong word, it’s not like I had anything against the things that I have tried, more that I had felt indifferent towards them and so I’d never really…… Continue reading Never Say Never