10/8/19

Dear diary. What a day? I'm exhausted! My butt hasn't hit the ground all day and I've had no time to write at all. BB1 and MB1 have only just gone home but we have done loads today with BB1s help. She watched her brother and sister whilst Bear and I completely gutted the garden.... Continue Reading →

The back of things.

Good morning everyone, over on Cee's B&W Photo today, the challenge is 'The Back of Things!' Enjoy. I hope you have all slept a little better than I have. The weather here is damp and hot at the moment and not making for a comfortable nights sleep. I for one will be glad to see... Continue Reading →

An ode to Bear.

Fandango's One Word Challenge. 6/8/19. Today over on This that and the Other, Fandangos one word challenge word of the day is Bewitched. The challenge is to come up with something related around that word. Today Im a poet and so follows the theme of my other posts. Bewitched. When you look at me Your... Continue Reading →

Sepia sky.

Weekly Prompts, Photo Challenge Sepia. Todays challenge over on Weekly prompts is Sepia. I knew instantly which image I wanted to use; how could anyone forget this sunset. Taken from my favorite spot. Don't forget to check out others entries over on the challenge page, follow the links. Happy snapping. xx

Oh to be a pussy cat!

TRAVEL WITH INTENT 6ws challenge. 3/8/19. My baby, Sirius Black. He still sleeps like this now that hes a full grown Tom. He has to hold on so you cant go anywhere. Pets are amazing and such a comfort when my mental health is not so good, I don't know what I would do without... Continue Reading →

By the wayside.

Cee's Flower of the day (FOTD) challenge. Found these beauties at the side of a field boundary in Wales, growing in a pile of rubble and waste from the fields. It goes to show... life doesn't need the best foundations, as long as it receives the right sustenance, it will grow in abundance. I hope... Continue Reading →

Y = YHA Llanddeusant

Y = YHA Llanddeusant. LillBlu’s A to Z challenge.. 24/7/19 As my regular readers will know, the Bears and I have just returned from a weeks road trip around our neighboring country, Wales. By far the best experience had was at the YHA in Llanddeusant and after a conversation with the manager we learnt that... Continue Reading →

Home at Last!

Road-Trip 2019. LLandudno, LLandeusant, Brecon Beacons National Park and Cardiff have been all the places we have laid our heads this last week on our yearly, epic road trip. Roughly a thousand miles has been traveled in the aging Scenic and we are all a little surprised that at 16 years old, she actually made... Continue Reading →

W = WALES

W = WALES. LillBlu’s A to Z challenge.. 26/7/19 Hey guys, I'm still here. I didn't announce before hand (for security reasons) but I'm on holiday until sunday, in Wales. I had planned on blogging my way around this beautiful country but the reality of it is Wales has no internet signal out in the... Continue Reading →

Nothing beats being a Mum.

Fandango’s Provocative Question #31 & Your Daily Word Prompt 15/7/19. What do consider to be the highlight of your life so far? Do you think it’s something that you might be able to exceed in the future?Fandango's Provocative Question #31 A tough question to answer for me for two reasons... Firstly, I'm a mum. Nothing in... Continue Reading →

Gamma Bear.

A Photo a Week Challenge: Grandparents Over on photo a week challenge they are celebrating grandparents this week. As all of mine are now passed I thought I would be a little self indulgent and share a few pics of my mini Bear and the gang. I love this little madam to the moon and back;... Continue Reading →

Apologies.

I just wanted to apologize to my loyal followers who may have noticed my absence on Saturday. I had an impromptu visit from this little beauty and my attention was anywhere but my blog for the day. Again I apologize and I don't. Family is everything. xx

C = Cat…Siriusly!

C = CAT. LillBlu’s A to Z challenge.. 3/7/19 Sirius. The cat was a gift from my Lee for my birthday in 2017. He was born on valentines day and we got him eight weeks later. He is the most thoughtful gift I have ever been bought and certainly the longest lasting. When you're naming... Continue Reading →

Crazy; but better for it!

So, the Bears and I took a wee break from normality over the weekend and pitched up at one of our sub-urban, wild camps. Back to our roots and the origin of man... Gathering sticks and shelter building. We thoroughly expected it to be a busy weekend where we normally camp, with it being such good weather,... Continue Reading →

Back to nature.

Taking a short break from the normal daily challenges today... I'll be back tomorrow to update you all with the events of the last day or so. Today... I'm enjoying the view!

ITS ALMOST TIME!

#Stream of Consciousness Saturday, YOUR DAILY WORD PROMPT, Word of the Day Challenge. 29/6/19. FOR/FOUR/FORE. HIDE. VACATION.   Its almost time!   Almost time for our summer vacation here. Seven weeks of Baby Bear three and Baby Bear four under my feet continually. No bedtimes, no formal structure, no homework for anyone! Our chance to hide from... Continue Reading →

The awesome shades of Mother Nature.

Six Word Saturday. 29/6/19. TAKING ON THE COLOURS OF SUMMER.   Newly hatched Elephant Hawk moth beauty. Found in the sandpit by BB4. Isn't he an absolutely stunning colour?   Hope you enjoyed today's challenge. Don't forget to follow the link word/title back to the original post and enjoy other peoples entries too. Don't forget to... Continue Reading →

Purple Beauties.

Friendly Friday photo challenge. 28/6/19. FLORAL. This weeks challenge is hosted by Manja Mexi Moving   I love roses, they are one of my favourite flowers. I have the pleasure of having these beauties flowering at my university. The picture doesn't do their colour justice as in person they are much more purple. They are stunning.... Continue Reading →

And Relax!

Your Daily Word Prompt & Word of the Day Challenge. 21/6/19. INHALE & ALMIGHTY.   She took an almighty big inhale. Held it for just a little longer than was comfortable and then slowly breathed out the thick, creamy smoke.  She had been waiting for that all day long and now the kids were in bed,... Continue Reading →

EBB AND FLOW.

FRIENDLY FRIDAY PHOTO CHALLENGE – EBB AND FLOW Todays Friday Photo challenge we are asked to think about 'the cyclic changes in the tides, the comings and goings of life, recurrent patterns of decline and growth. An awakening, an ageing and a rebirth.'     I am blessed as far as water goes where I live. I... Continue Reading →

SAND.

JUNE 2019 ART CHALLENGE: Fun In The Sun! 19/6/19. Pick the prompt for the date and enjoy the challenge. My offering in watercolour pencils and biro. I really need to improve my watercolour abilities. I apologise for such a poor attempt.   Hope you enjoyed today's challenge. Don't forget to follow the link word/title back... Continue Reading →

The Warning.

Your Daily Word Prompt. 19/6/19. Admonish. THE WARNING   Go back upstairs, go back to bed! She admonished for the 10th time, you can’t need the toilet again, can you? Well, everything’s just fine. You don’t need anything else to eat, can you listen to what I’ve said? you don’t need another drink and there... Continue Reading →

Come and join the riverbank party.

Six Word Saturday challenge. 7/6/19. Come and join the Riverbank Party.   Come and join the riverbank party.   Last year was the year that I discovered the joys and delights of Free Camping; and introduced a few others to the jaunts too. There is nothing more liberating and enjoyable than rocking up somewhere, stealthily... Continue Reading →

Shadows.

Friendly Friday Photo Challenge. 7/6/19. Shadows Shadows. Watching you sit in the shadows by the fire, the light from the flames flickering across your face; highlighting every line I know and love so well. I fall for you just a little bit more. You are my King of the Night, my Mozzie Ninja, my all... Continue Reading →

YHA Adventures.

Wherever and Abscond. Daily word prompt. 29&30/5/19.   Wherever and Abscond. Daily word prompt. 29&30/5/19.The last three days we have been wherever we have wanted to go. We have absconded from the drudgery and dreariness of our four walls and we have experienced stuff... together. Tomorrow its business as usual, back to reality. Today tho...... Continue Reading →

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