My daughter-the chicken whisperer of Coombe Mill

My daughter-the chicken whisperer of Coombe Mill

My daughter comes alive when visiting Coombe Mill-a family farm in Cornwall that offers wonderful family holidays. Each time we visit, she simply smiles and gets stuck in with as much as she possibly can. It’s a joy to watch. She makes friends with both the animals and with people and she makes me very(…)

A bit more of me

A bit more of me

Me: I’m guilty of not writing so many posts in response to meme’s where I’ve been tagged and which ask you to share things about yourself. Not because I can’t be bothered, or because I forget. If I’m honest it’s because I find it incredibly difficult to talk about myself or share any information without(…)

A blast of colour

A blast of colour

Today I simply wanted to share with you some colour. I have been missing colour and now it is blooming everywhere and it always cheers me up. Flower photography isn’t new, it isn’t something I’m particularly skilled at. But I enjoy taking photo’s of flowers and gardens especially and I thought I’d share some of(…)

How writing is a lot like parenting

I have to thank Emily Organ for prompting me to write this post. I wrote last week about my thoughts and experiences around School Admissions and consequentially had a chat in a Facebook group that I belong to for writers who are also parents. And the idea that writing was a lot like parenting came(…)