“We cannot change the past or what today has brought, but maybe we can change tomorrow!”
This said… we wait for the summer. And for someone like me who always loves change; even I was shocked at how many changes the weather has thrown at us over the last month.
However… its all change in this household again. From new beginnings to lets start over, as long as no one is hurt along the way she says.
I invented the life full of broken bridges and empty promises; I feel as if I patented the words, “It’s OK, we can change! Change is great!” Well it worked so far, in my life, in my loves and in my work. I can do it again. So what is it this time you ask.
Country market trading fell through the floor boards; the positive is that I can open an arts and crafts shop now with all the bits and pieces purchased that were going to be useful for something!
Shortly before the official closure of the country market for good – I was offered the leadership role…. Under wraps I now know that it was an easy exit for our president. I declined the role before the AGM, only to then discover the real situation. Officially I am now out of work but luckily not stuck with a dying project. Call in intuition?
So with spring not happening at all this year and no markets to plan towards, I guess you could have suggested anything to me and I would have given it a go. Which happened a few Sundays ago when the Irish kids suggested over lunch that a greenhouse would be fun. That was it, grass doesn’t grow under my feet; delivery is today!!
Miss Green -fingers is going to bury her disappointment in vegetable cultivation.
Our beautiful conservatory has temporarily been transformed into a grow room for seedlings in all shapes and sizes. It’s working so well, they have all doubled in size and had to be transplanted already!
My faithful patio man, Noel will organise a slab and pathways this coming weekend, then all that remains is the building of the glass house. Now no more throwing stones!
The plants are ready, I am ready but is Phil ready? Keeping him very much part of the team is the idea, but he is not enthused at all. Maybe when the warmer weather arrives he will try to get involved, which was the idea. Warm weather does bring out the best in him.
During the earlier months of 2018 I sent away to have my DNA tests and results done. After that built a family tree online and found that I have cousins in Australia and Canada, amongst other finds.
I have also had an article published in the online Irish Times newspaper. I will include a link in case any of you would like to read it. Below…..
Two weeks ago we had a house full of children, Welsh and Irish grand children everywhere. It was lovely to see them all playing and running about. ‘Cousin get-together’s ‘ are such special times in children’s lives. I can even remember mine, so far back in the days when our Rhodesian cousins visited us in South Africa every other year!
And below is a line up of 2018 cousins sitting where they were told to sit! Enough said!
There is always something new happening in the fields around us. Yesterday two mares and their new born foals became our neighbours. One can see their different personalities already; one stands and stares a lot and doesn’t mind moving away from the mother; the other one is quite frisky, running is small circles around his mother.
And now a new family has arrived in the field below us causing disruption and concern for the other two mothers who are eager to protect their babes.
Hurray! Phil came out today. Out of his shell and excited to see what the patio extension will be like. He loved watching the potting of plants and I know he likes to see me happy. So fingers crossed, there may be hope for the greenhouse project yet!
“Everything I do…. I do it for him!”