Month: December 2016


1/12 in 2016 – #2017 Outdo Yourself Reading Challenge

Image for Books read in 2016

1/12 ? What’s that?   Do you remember a childhood story called ‘ 7 in one blow’ ? If I recollect correctly, this was the Grimm’s fairy tale of a tailor  who boasted that he could swat 7 at one blow! No one knew that he was referring to flies rather than men and ultimately …


My skies of 2016 #Skywatch Friday

My best skies in 2016 #Skywatch Friday is my favourite blog hop because it was the very first blog hop I joined. At that time I didn’t know much about blog hopping or visiting other blogs or even commenting. So for many years I used to visit and leave unnoticed. But now, several years down …


4 reasons I am grateful for in 2016 #Gratitude Post

4 Reasons to be grateful As the year draws to a close, I realise that I have a lot to be grateful for. In particular, I have four  major reasons to be truly grateful for. Grateful for being alive They say that as you grow older, you attend more funerals than weddings and birth celebrations. …


#Patience – My #Word of the Year #FridayReflections

                                                                       “Patience is not just about waiting for something… it’s about how you wait, or your attitude while waiting.”    ~ …

MILLENIALS & BABIES, Two and counting

7 ways to keep little ones busy after Christmas is over

7 ways to keep little ones busy after Christmas is over #Christmas is over but the #holidays are not The children have long eaten the  chocolate advent calendar  that kept them busy   busy before Christmas is eaten. Santa has come and gone. The Christmas crackers have popped but the holidays still are on.  This …


My #Favourite posts of 2016

Day is done ,Gone the Sun From the sea, From the Hills From the sky All is well Safely rest God is nigh I was reminded of this close of day Taps that we used to chant as Girl Guides way back in school. (Does this organisation even exist today) The year is coming to …