Mrs Pettigrew and A grand cup of tea…..

Mrs Pettigrew and A grand cup of tea…..

I am by my very nature, a nostalgic creature, my Vintage background never far behind me, I hanker for a pretty life, I long for simpler times when we appreciated more and took less for granted ( yet separate me from my iPhone and I become a shaking mess! I am nothing...

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Autumn….Bliss or Blues?

Autumn….Bliss or Blues?

Hello! Its been a while! I do apologize for my absence, life has a way of running away with me and at the risk of sounding absolutely ancient , time seems to be speeding up as I get older! Never the less, it has been quite the loveliest of Summers, albeit being a bit...

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Extreme self care.

Extreme self care.

  In my working life as a Reiki Practitioner I am constantly reminded of how absolutely frantic our pace of living is these days, I see so many clients who are dealing with stress and anxiety, the workplace is a hard task Master, so many of us having to work...

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Desert Island books.

Desert Island books.

It will come as no surprise to you dear reader, that I harbor a serious addiction to books, I come from a long line of bookworms, my children have inherited the gene. Tis no bad thing.I love, love,love to read, I devour the written word as though it were Manna sent...

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She let go…..

She let go…..

Mandarin,basil and marjoram in the oil diffuser, a steaming hot cup of coffee, and two sleepy dogs by my side on the sofa.Bliss. I awoke with this poem in my head, it is an old favorite, we talk a lot about letting go dont we? of things that no longer serve us, out...

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At the moment…..

At the moment…..

Hello blogging friends! So here we are on a Monday morning and its what we call in Newcastle, A canny little day! The sun is shining through my patio window and showing up all manner of dusty surface tops. Hey ho! the dusting can wait, for I have the urge to natter....

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Hibernation…..

Hibernation…..

People I need a new challenge, I awoke this morning feeling a distinct chill in the air, a very familiar feeling of lethargy in my bones and a longing to stay in my bed forever.It seems my moods change with the seasons,The sparkly flip flops are soon to be replaced...

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Stop all the clocks…..

Stop all the clocks…..

Recently I took my Mother to the funeral of one of her oldest friends, it was of course a sad and sobering experience, not least of all because in recent years the Lady in question lost touch with her nearest and dearest for whatever reason. It happens.Her Great...

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Cloud-busting….

Cloud-busting….

Rows and flows of Angel hair, and ice cream castles in the air, and feather canyons everywhere, I've looked at clouds that way. but now they only block the sun, They rain and snow on everyone, So many things I would have done, but clouds got in my way...... Joni...

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Ants in my pants……

Ants in my pants……

I wish the above wasn't true, I honestly do, but Oh My God I am in full flow panic mode today, due to what seems to be some kind of personal vendetta against me from the Ant community. It started a day or two ago, when preparing dinner I spotted a wee beastie...

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