Being a Mother of Four

This is where I pour out all my motherhood woes and joys. I have four kids and my eldest is eighteen so I reckon that means I have about 72 years of parenting experience?…

The Complaints Department will Open when I’m in the Right Mood

I have had a few years of summer holidays with my kids at home for about nine weeks, this year is my first with a teenager who gets three months. The past years have presented one or two challenges so this year I am bucking up my approach. Oh, how I… Read More »The Complaints Department will Open when I’m in the Right Mood

Experimenting with Haiku

Middle of the night Making haiku in my head I wish I could sleep.   Writing haiku is  Difficult, not enough space To say all that I…   Trying to drift off  The dawn chorus gently starts  Too early for joy.   Multiple green shades  Shifting in a cooling breeze I love… Read More »Experimenting with Haiku