Into the sunlight …

Winter. It can be a long, dark season. Health challenges can be the same. We spend long months dealing with the challenging consequences of serious illness. Many times giving into despair, wondering what the future will hold. Even, will there be a future. And yet, as surely as winter eventually gives way to spring, theContinue reading “Into the sunlight …”

Through the window …

I think back to my own childhood and the children’s program, ‘Playschool’. In that program a look through a window revealed a world of awareness and education. “Today, we will look through the …. square window” the presenters would say. It could have been square, round or arched window, and as children, we would tryContinue reading “Through the window …”

The April Showers …

Throughout March, and into April, we have recognised and shared awareness – together, hopefully, with some acceptance = of the conditions of Hydrocephalus, Epilepsy and Autism. Each one, we have first hand experience of and what it takes to support somebody with a complex mix of these and other disabilities. Through supporting our son, weContinue reading “The April Showers …”

A Gardener’s Diary – 2nd March …

March already! The weather does not seem to think so and is continually exposing us to freezing winds, significant rainfall, oh yes, and the odd day of sunshine. Even snow. The lawns have spent seemingly weeks under inches of rainwater. Continually falling on sodden ground and slow to drain away. There are however, reassuring signsContinue reading “A Gardener’s Diary – 2nd March …”

Wintery Showers …

No one in their right mind should be outdoors gardening when the weather is like it is. Temperatures down to no more than +2C and a northerly wind adding to the chill factor. Sunshine suddenly sweeping across the garden, followed by heavy hail showers and freezing rain. Just enough time to walk swiftly around ourContinue reading “Wintery Showers …”