~"There were dragons when I was a boy..." (How To Train Your Dragon, Cressida Cowell) I feel like I have been bathing in the Dragon Energy for quiet some time now. The Chinese horoscope animal is the Pig this year, but not in my house. This year we came full circle with dragons... Dragons have been a … Continue reading Do you believe in Dragons?
Here are a few postcards for you: from me, from here, from now... Childhood in the woods... Looking for sticks and dragons... or even better : a big stick turned into a dragon... in the woods! My favourite dragon in the woods by far I love the different shades of lichen... Another beautiful sunset, my … Continue reading Childhood in the woods
~Trying to capture, These fleeting moments: Grains of sand, running through my fingers... Above and below : February 2018... Over the last couple of days:
I hope this post will find you well and enjoying a relaxing Sunday, wherever you are. We ditched the car three weeks ago, before Easter weekend and so far we've been managing absolutely fine without it. Our old car failed its MOT so I sold it to a mechanic who is going to race it … Continue reading Thawing, slowly…
Another month has passed... thousands of stitches later : Hello World! :) Where did the time go? March felt like a second. This Winter felt like a blur. How have you been? Where have you been?
Boy and I often discuss quotes during car journeys. We often mention Gandhi's quotes. I usually introduce them when they are relevant to whatever discussion we are having. One of our favourites that we like to remind each other of is : “There is enough for every man's need but not for every man's greed”. … Continue reading Who is the best at dancing in the rain?
Yesterday I took Boy to my Local Yarn Store, so he could carefully choose the yarn he liked best for me to knit him his very own hat, designed with his own requirements. It had to be blue, because blue has always been his favourite colour... with a dash of red to stay in the … Continue reading ‘Twas The Sunday Before Christmas…
When I was a kid I used to look forward to the summer holidays so much! I would literally count down the days until the summer break. No school, longer days and the freedom to do whatever I wanted with my time at last... As I was an only child, I'd get to spend all of … Continue reading Summer days
Boy turned 8 earlier on this month and he was very lucky : his grandparents came all the way from France to spend 9 days with us for his birthday. This birthday, Boy was given a brand new bike! This year it feels like his birthday lasted... well 9 days! It was party time every day... We … Continue reading Transformations and changes…
On this special day of pancake day - or shrove Tuesday - we received a very special gift from Dublin this morning : Picture above: Boy A Beastie calendar! - The diehard Beastie fans would have spotted Boy's tribute to Explorer Beastie on the picture above: Boy gave Pint Beastie a pencil to hold and he … Continue reading Beastie Boy