DAFFODILS – PLANTING HAPPINESS

HOW TO PLANT SOME HAPPINESS – CELEBRATING DAFFODILS   We had the bleakest few weeks here in the lovely Blue Mountains during the middle of July. It was unusually cold with temperatures lower than they had been recorded in five years and amazing snowfalls over the top of the mountains (about 30 minutes’ drive from our

Read more 

HAPPY (GRAND) FATHERS DAY

GRANDAD LOVE     Our oldest Goddess was watching me try to fix the backplate of our oven. The screws that hold it in place kept popping out and I was getting frustrated. I mumbled something about having to get someone in to look at it and my little Goddess said; “Don’t worry Grandy, Grandad

Read more 

COPING WITH KIDDIE CHAOS

6 GREAT WAYS TO COPE WITH KIDDIE CHAOS   “I’m not changing or childproofing my house for grandkids – no way”. I must have said that dozens of times when our first  Goddess (granddaughter) came into our lives. Within weeks I put a wooden playpen around the fireplace. She and her parents initially lived with

Read more