What do you do?

Written in response to #WotD, #FOWC, #Daily Addictions and #tale weaver at #MLMM When the world gets too much and each day seems more insurmountable than the last, you know it's time to take a break, time to get away and chill what do you do? Me, I love to camp out in order to... Continue Reading →

Empty shoes.

written in response to #YDWP. 3/9/19. Empty shoes Empty shoes on a shoreline Piled up one by one Each representative Of a life that was done With lost families and jobs With lost hope and the longings For something more than they had The lost pride and belongings Empty shoes on a shoreline Piled up... 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 →

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 →

16/8/19

Dear diary. What a day. I am so blessed to have my bears and mini bear in my life but by God they leave me exhausted. Bb1 stayed over with my mini bear because their neighbours were having their fourth party of the week. Bb1 needed to get some sleep so I had care of... Continue Reading →

15/8/19

Dear diary. It's been a long day to say the least. Ive had a day of friendship and family and now I am totally shattered and the house is a bomb site. Today I am blessed and exhausted! Goodnight friends.

Mystery Blogger Award Nomination!!

I was gobsmacked and astonished to find out I had been nominated for this award by my new friend The Eclectic Contrarian. He has been an almost constant source of encouragement since the beginning of our friendship and I cant thank him enough for this. I highly recommend his blog and congratulate him on his... Continue Reading →

12/8/19.

Dear diary. I dont know what's wrong with me today? I felt the fog descend at about lunchtime and I havnt been able to shake off the feelings of emptiness and doubt since. I dont even know what's wrong to have set this off, I just seem to have fallen off the edge of somewhere... Continue Reading →

11/8/19.

Dear diary. Another long and fruitful day... The garden is almost complete and after three years it's about time too. We are finally able to walk from one end to the other without getting attacked by weeds and overgrown grass or falling over some random rubbish from the ex husbands hobbies. All the scrap metal... Continue Reading →

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 →

An Open Letter.

I lost a huge piece of my heart when you went away,, as I expect you did too but what must be must be in order for us all to grow. You've talked about losing toxic people from your life, as have I and this is exactly what has happened and what has had to... Continue Reading →

The world I live in.

Fandango’s Provocative Question #34. 5/8/19. Good morning everyone and welcome to another monday with me. Today's first post is in response to Fandangos Provocative question. Hope you enjoy reading and don't forget to follow the links and check out everyone elses entries too. What are the three biggest challenges your country (or, if you prefer, the... Continue Reading →

P = PARANOIA

P = PARANOIA. LillBlu’s A to Z challenge.. 16/7/19 Paranoia is terrifying. I have suffered with it to varying degrees for the majority of my adult life and only recently, with my EUPD diagnosis, have I come to understand it a little better. My whole life I have just assumed that everyone thought the way... 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 →

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 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 →

Baby Bear Update.

Well, that's him under... There is nothing more frightening than the moment your baby goes limp in your arms, even when you know it's meant to happen. I've done nothing but sob since and the wait for him to come back from recovery is already agonising. I really hope everything comes back ok. I miss... Continue Reading →

Baby bear goes to hospital.

So... Today is the day I have been fighting for since baby bear was tiny, he finally gets to have the exploratory investigation he's been waiting for for the last 6 years. When BB3 was born he wasn't quite right! Most parents will understand the joys of newborn nappies, he was my 3rd surviving baby... Continue Reading →

Why do I keep falling for it?

Your Daily Word Prompt & Word of the Day Challenge. 16/6/19. INSINCERE & SHINE INSINCERE & SHINE Insincere people shine like a beacon to me, most of the time. I can usually smell their bull when they enter a room but there are those rare few that completely bowls me over and suck me in;... Continue Reading →

No More!

Your Daily Word Prompt &Word of the Day Challenge. 14/6/19. QUANDARY & SAFE. QUANDARY & SAFE. Life is a quandary; don't you think? Just when I think I have things figured out, something comes along and throws a spanner in the works and I'm back to being the same confused little girl I always revert... 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 →

MY Bus.

100 Word Wednesday: Week 123. 5/6/19. 100 Word Wednesday challenge, courtesy of Bikurgurl I dream of a life travelling across New Zealand in a bus, not too dissimilar to this one. All kitted out to become a home from home; the ultimate in mobile, off-grid living. I dream of hot summer nights and cool mountain... Continue Reading →

So proud of myself!

Day 4 of Aussie flu and the fevers finally broke. Unfortunately so did the toilet! But there I was layed on the bathroom floor, up to my armpit in the soil pipe, hand scooping rivers of shit and baby wipes my darling lil bears have flushed. I had a meltdown and cried that I had... Continue Reading →

Postaday- Cozy.

The beads are his. He wore them till his end and I have worn them since, they have brought me some comfort. Today I wear his beads with a new addition, I now have my charm with a little of him inside too. It makes me sad that all I have left of him are... Continue Reading →

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