Sunsets And Other Beginnings

There have been moments in my life where I have been in the wrong place at the wrong time. One of those moments was when my Great Aunt Nellie died in the early '80s. I was still at school and couldn't afford the fare all the way to Ireland for the funeral. I wanted to... Continue Reading →

Little White Flowers

Whenever I see little white flowers I think of my Aunt Nelly. She loved white flowers of all kinds but especially the tinier ones. So delicate. So pretty. Aunt Nelly was a great embroiderer. She created all sorts of wonderful things from handkerchiefs to lace collars to tapestries, with her beautiful needlework. On every piece... Continue Reading →

Lifting The Spirits #3

Old photos. Old days. Old ways. They can make you laugh. They can make you cry. My grandmother used to keep photographs in-between the pages of her favourite books. She often themed the photos according to the title of the book. There were photos of her rose bushes in The Secret Garden, photos of she... Continue Reading →

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