The time of year just around the corner for us now is my very favourite of all. 🍁 There’s nothing I love more than the wrapped-up warmth and cosiness of autumn into winter. Every morning as I drive into work there’s a subtle change in the trees lining the roadsides, just a flecking at first… Continue reading Into the embers… 🍁🔥🕯🌟
The last week has been an absolutely packed one in our little corner of the world, and been full of all good things. I last wrote a week past Sunday just after the loss of our rat Marley, and our weekend then was a quiet one, lying low and doing our best to help Perry… Continue reading ❤️
Once more writing from our summer holiday home on Islay, this time as our week away is drawing to a close, with our ferry back home booked for 9am tomorrow and just one last day of exploring the island ahead of us today. This week has been one of the most peaceful holidays we’ve had, and… Continue reading Scribbles from Seal Cottage (Part 2)
Writing from our holiday cottage on the beautiful Isle of Islay, where we are making our home for the week on the edge of the water in Portnahaven, a village on the south-western tip of the island. Beyond the stillness of the little bay outside our front door, the powerful waves of the Atlantic crash… Continue reading Scribbles from Seal Cottage
There have been many times in our lives together so far that my husband and I have been preparing for a new member of our little family, or considering adding one. We’ve driven excitedly to collect a new hamster or rats from a rescue centre, counted down to merging our existing pets together when we… Continue reading Preparing for the next addition to our family… and adapting routines for the rest!
Having recently moved house, for the first time in several years and out of the very first home I shared with my husband, into our second; I have been thinking a lot about home in the last few weeks. I have always been a big homebody, always loved nothing more than pointing the car homewards… Continue reading Little pieces of home ❤
This week began in my little world with a sad goodbye, as I gathered together with my mum, dad, brother and sister to spend a last couple of days with our family dog Ginny, before taking her to the vet to be put to sleep. At nearly 14 years old, Ginny had done so very… Continue reading Endings and Beginnings