Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Pexels.com Sister Magdalene, our class teacher in year nine, always told us to keep the child, inside you, alive. The ability to wonder at your surroundings can be thrilling. Fearless to some extent, ready to have a go at things, amazement at new things. Excitement gets the adrenaline rush and … Continue reading Child in you!!
River Tees, Yarm. A perfect circle from the bridge in the water, the willow tree and The Blue Bell Pub, came across this while walking with my daughter. Both of us had to stop in complete admiration and awe for nature and the water being still and producing beautiful reflections. Indeed it took our breath … Continue reading Took our breath away!
Aysgarth Falls The roar of the waterfalls Lifelessness of the green moss Wind blown tress with bare branches Golden paths of the fallen leaves. Busy lives and fast flowing days Sometimes weeks and months go by, Finding time with each other Exploring nature in our own ways. Togetherness never felt so good. Picnics and tea … Continue reading Togetherness
The river, the trees, the wind, everything seemed still. Sometimes no movement feels so exhilarating. I am yet to find a better place that England especially the North east. Every town has beautiful gardens, ponds and flowers. Old people playing bowling is also a great aspect of theses community areas. Sit down even for ten … Continue reading The Stillness.
9 pm walk. In this pandemic era, one thing we have done a lot is walking in our local areas. There has been nothing else in the name of outings. I am grateful for the fresh surroundings we live in. People have been anxious. It is easy to tell others to be calm and that … Continue reading Get well soon 🥰
New shoot coming through. I love the orchids that we have but I was giving up on them. I went to water it thinking it is taking too much space, I saw the shoot with buds coming through. To start a morning with such optimism is all what we need nowadays. It lifted my spirits. … Continue reading Don’t give up.
Clear sky, sunshine, green fields, hills, autumn chill, leaves turning their colours - these are some of my favourite things. Cleveland Hills is full of beauty and surprises. We seem to find a new path every time we go for a walk along these valleys and on the tops of the hills. Alpacas caught my … Continue reading Autumn Feel
While strolling! Seeing nature at its best these days with birds, animals and plants all being brave and cheerful. The sky looks so much clearer. So many more stars. I saw … Continue reading Outside inside
Palm oil is being used in everything, from biscuits to makeup and most of the time it is not sustainable, due to the fact that it is obtained from deforestation. The Amazon, South east Asia and Africa have big areas where forests have been cut down to plant these trees. Orangutans and elephants find it … Continue reading Climate Change
Wake up and the first thing to do is check WhatsApp. There is a message from a prospective mother. Heart starts beating fast and there is the baby . Beautiful baby photo, mother daughter doing well is the message - day can't get better than this. A friend has had her baby . What a … Continue reading New Baby