Tag: joy

282 – Droplets

282 – Droplets

This afternoon I ventured out of bed between the torrents of rain to see how much, if any, of our world was still there after …

 

277 – Days of future past

277 – Days of future past

This morning, after a strange and wonderful dream about being given gifts from a whale, my long anticipated steampunk etching press arrived. It seemed to …

 

271 – Rain, oh rain

271 – Rain, oh rain

Ok, enough already. We have had enough rain. I have been out and moved sodden leaves to move the puddles somewhere else. I have listened …

 

263 – Night moves

263 – Night moves

Another long day – if it was even slightly likely to go wrong today, it did so. You get days like this every now and …

 

251 – Mother’s Day

251 – Mother’s Day

My Mum loves bulbs. I do too. As far back as I can remember bulbs have been part of our idea of garden essentials. Amongst …

 

145 – Food colouring

145 – Food colouring

Just look at these rainbow beets! The colour is so amazingly vibrant. These gems are from my father-in-law’s vegetable garden. I wouldn’t say they are …

 

132 – Focus, avoid distractions

132 – Focus, avoid distractions

I met this rather cool pup tied up outside the supermarket. I just loved the crisp red leash against the black and white (and grey …

 

125 – Getting drenched

125 – Getting drenched

Summer is struggling to make an appearance. Each day dawns with the promise that today the weather will be different – and it’s not. Rain, …

 

125 – It’s not raining on here

125 – It’s not raining on here

Never allow anyone to rain on your parade and thus cast a pall of gloom and defeat on the entire day. Remember that no talent, …

 

106 – An triumph of engineering

106 – An triumph of engineering

Being a man is the continuing battle for one’s life. One loses a bit of manhood with every stale compromise to the authority of any …