The Cottage Dream

It’s funny how when I started this blog I had thought it would be about all things cottage or at least about the building of my little cottage dream.  It’s almost been anything but that. In fact it’s turned out to be more a story of journey and not a journey I would have chosen. … More The Cottage Dream

A Christmas Gift

Three and a half years in waiting and the door opens. Not everyone would consider an operation a gift, but for us, it is a long awaited door and the beginning of a new day.  We almost can’t believe it, we’ve waited so long, everything hinging on this day and as Christmas approaches a sigh … More A Christmas Gift

Turning Tides

IT’S BEEN A WHILE, A LONG WHILE WAITING FOR TIDES TO TURN AND IN THE WAITING, I couldn’t write. No words. They wouldn’t come. If they did come, they didn’t warrant pen to paper.   I silently withdrew and silently decided that three years would be enough.  So I planned the celebration, and blew upon … More Turning Tides

Dream a Little Dream

Dream a Little Dream Close your eyes and imagine I’ve heard and read that without a dream or ‘a vision’ we’ll perish, some even say that without a ‘vision’ or a dream that’s growing and evolving, a ‘progressive vision’ we just wander aimlessly.’ We could end up anywhere and never achieve anything. When I was young … More Dream a Little Dream