The day we met.

Written in response to #YDWP. 31/8/19. The day we met It was a languid kind of evening And the bugs were biting hard We sat and talked for hours and hours And you became my bodyguard You fought off all the mosquitoes And the tiniest midges too You turned into a ninja And when the... Continue Reading →

30/8/19.

Dear diary. I'm going to have to move this post to a morning as I keep falling asleep before writing on an evening! Yesterday I slept most of the evening in my computer chair before finally going to bed at about midnight. These new tablets they have put me on are killing me. Poor bear... Continue Reading →

The Flight of Dragons.

written in response to #YDWP, #WotD & FOWC challenges. 30/8/19. The year after I was born my mother bought a VHS cassette tape to play for me, to keep me occupied whilst she was at the hospital visiting my newly born and severely premature little brother. I was left at my grandmothers with this tape... Continue Reading →

29/8/19

Dear diary. I think I'm getting a cold! Started with a tickle in my throat this morning and now I have headache and am coughing. I'm hoping it's just latent hayfever but I have nagging doubts. Oh well. Orange juice and tissues at the ready. I'm off to bed to nurse my sorrows Night all.... Continue Reading →

My pair of errant pests.

Written in response to #Tale weaver & WotD Challenges. 29/8/19. My pair of errant pests Kid you’re crazy in every wayIn fun and laughter, work and playYou are a beauty beyond measureOf course you are my little treasureNot a thing about you I would alterAnd my love for you will never falterRemember baby I’m always... Continue Reading →

What is this thing?

Over on #FOTD the challenge each day is to post a photo of a flower. Normally this isnt an issue for me as we have just gone through spring and summer and autumn is fast approaching I find myself unable to find many flowers to photograph. I did find this little thing growing in my... Continue Reading →

28/8/19

Dear diary. Had my friend round today for a few hours for coffee and a catch up which was nice. It's not often friends get a chance to come round now most of them work and I dont. Its sucky. I'm grateful to those that bother with me regardless of how much shit I've put... Continue Reading →

Flowers

over on Doodlewash today the challenge is to paint flowers. heres my entry for the day. Coloured Biro and watercolour paint. Don't forget to head on over to the link page to check out everyone elses entry.

A chance encounter.

written in response to todays prompts from #YDWP & #WotD. A chance encounter. “Welcome to Lady Sandra’s. Please let one of our staff members know if you need any assistance whilst visiting today.” Oozed the sales assistant as Jill walked into the store but Jill wasn’t listening. “Wow! What a store!” muttered Jill in retort.... Continue Reading →

I’ve got wood!

Over on Cee's Black & White Photo challenge the order of the day is; things made of wood. Here are my entries from my most recent camping trip to the woods. Cant get any more made of wood than the woods themselves. We did make dinner on wood tho, does that count? Dont forget to... Continue Reading →

Seriously! Is that really a word?

Written in response to the following challenges; #WotD & #FOWC When I saw todays challenge on #FOWC I nearly fell off my chair! Is that really a word? I have to admit to googling it, just to be sure. Whenever Ive thought about the word highfalutin in the past I have always associated it with... Continue Reading →

He be nimble.

written in response to #YDWP. 27/8/19. He be nimble. I get up this morning And what do I see A man, mad and angry And coming at me What did I do? I can not recall Although I suspect Nothing at all He be nimble He be quick He comes at me With a candlestick... Continue Reading →

25/8/19

Dear diary. Sorry for the lateness of my entry. I was exhausted last night and fell asleep before even managing to write a line in here. Camping was ace as always but I didn't sleep well at all, which is unusual. I generally get a really good nights sleep under the stars but not this... Continue Reading →

24/8/19

Dear diary. The day started in the best possible way, with smiles and giggles from MB1. Her and BB1 stayed the night, a messy experience but worth it for the 7am snuggles I had with little miss whilst BB1 had a few hours lie in. I'm now sat in a wood somewhere staring into a... Continue Reading →

Bloodline

Written in response to the following prompt challenges. #WOTD, #YDWP, #Saturday mix, #SoCS If you enjoy my entry don't forget to go check out the link pages and everyone elses entries too. Happy reading. Bloodline At five to midnight on the twelfth it all started. There was a bright, translucent full moon and Jock was... Continue Reading →

23/8/19

Dear diary. BB1 & MB1 are over today and tomorrow so the house is back to utter chaos again. It's the last thing I need really is house guests when I'm feeling as unpeopley as I am. I've had so much mental strength sapped from me lately that I actually feel close to collapse im... Continue Reading →

The West World Heist.

Written in response to the following challenges... #WotD, #YDWP, #August Writing Prompts, #RDP If you enjoy reading my entry then why not pop on over to the link pages and check out some of the others entries too; maybe even have a go yourself. Happy reading folks. xx The West World Heist. Everyone thought he... Continue Reading →

22/8/19

Dear diary. Another hectic day with the bears, I cant wait till they go back to school in three weeks time. It will be heaven and hell rolled into one. Odd how they drive me utterly insane and I want rid of them all the time but when they're gone I do miss them. Had... Continue Reading →

The Forest pt VIII

Lillee slowed Dapple to a halt and dismounted, helping Kiyonari down after her. She walked the horse off the path and into the thicket taking the girl by the hand and leading her the same way. Lillee knew they were closing in on the witch and she had decided a long time back that this... Continue Reading →

Long-life roses!

A week ago I bought Bear this bunch of yellow and pink roses as a way to say I love you. Imagine my surprise when returning from holiday to find that they are still alive and have opened into a lovely loose bloom. Id love to know what they put in cut plant food to... Continue Reading →

The gardener.

In response to #Tale Weaver 237 & #WotD challenge. 22/8/19. I’m weeding out the garden I’m clearing out for fun I’m pulling up the weeds until my work is done pulling roots of dandelions one by one by one before they take merry flight and one becomes a tonne I’m weeding out the garden outside... Continue Reading →

21/8/19

Dear diary. Post holiday malaise has set in already and I'm wishing I were anywhere but home again. It's that bad that we already have plans to go camping this weekend with bears boy and my two. I wonder sometimes if I were born into the wrong life because it seems like the more comfort... Continue Reading →

An open rhyme.

Written in response to #YDWP & #WotD daily challenges. Untitled... You’re contentious and dissentious Pretentious, not conscientious Abstentious and dissentious You’ve made yourself this way, you see. You’re relentless, I defenceless It’s all momentous and tremendous How stupendous and horrendous does This situation have to be? You sit and lecture and gesture Whilst I sit... Continue Reading →

A few snaps from our holiday.

As many of you will know the Bears and I have just returned from our last big trip away for the summer. The Derbyshire dales has so much to offer and has certainly kept us all busy for the four day trip; these are just some of the mirriad of pics taken along our journey.... Continue Reading →

20/8/19

Dear diary. We have made it home finally! Four long days of fun filled, child nagging, hill walking enjoyment has been had by all four of us and now were all exhausted! The car has been left packed and we had a take away tea because we are all ready for a long sleep in... Continue Reading →

18/8/19

Dear diary. What a day. I hit my 10k steps target for the day that's for sure; Twycross zoo is immense. BB3 & BB4 learning to drive. The kids are having a great time but I'm missing my own bed badly. Were all looking forward to the national brewery centre tomorrow and need to get... Continue Reading →

17/8/19

Dear diary. Well we made it. YHA National forest is our base for the next two nights and I must say I am impressed with the place. We booked a private room as always but this time got the bonus of a double bed and two bunks for the kids rather than the standard four... Continue Reading →

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