Family, Weekly Photo Challenge

Advent Calendars: Weekly Photo Challenge

Well, it's nearly the end of November and the daily blogging challenge, so it's nearly December and of course I still buy my children Advent Calendars. The chocolate thing is very new to me.  I grew up in the 1960s and I was grateful just to open a window and see a donkey or a… Continue reading Advent Calendars: Weekly Photo Challenge

Family, Weekly Photo Challenge

Fairies in the garden

We have mushrooms or toadstools growing in our garden.  When our daughter was little, she told us these were fairies' houses and they needed water to make them grow so that the fairies would have more room. Recently I found a letter she'd put into a box and left next to the mushrooms: Dear Fairies I have… Continue reading Fairies in the garden

Blogging, Weekly Photo Challenge

Tiny: smaller than a pea

This week's photo challenge at WordPress is 'Tiny'. I put a pea in the picture to show you how tiny the smallest doll is.  We have quite a few sets of these Babushka Dolls as my daughter used to collect them. I suppose the picture really should be thumbnail To see everyone else's take on… Continue reading Tiny: smaller than a pea

Weekly Photo Challenge

The Lexicon of Love

The Lexicon of Love was the debut album by the British new wave band ABC, released in 1982, and I've pinched the title for this blog post. I've been tempted by the Weekly Photo Challenge again which, this week, is 'Alphabet'. I've chosen this title because ABC has reminded me of my first wedding anniversary,… Continue reading The Lexicon of Love

Weekly Photo Challenge, Weekly Update

Not feeling all that ‘fresh’.

'Fresh' is this week's Photo Challenge at WordPress and here are a few daffodils (from our front garden) which always put me in mind of Spring, season of fresh, new beginnings. I'm not feeling all that 'new' myself, after a busy few weeks at home and work. However, things I am looking forward to include:… Continue reading Not feeling all that ‘fresh’.