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 …”

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 …”

A Gardener’s Diary – 1st Feb

It’s my own fault. Who in their right mind would try and rake up leaves as the wind blows? The sun was shining this morning. The temperature is a balmy +11C and significantly higher than it has been of late. My enthusiasm to get out into the garden made me overlook some basic’s such asContinue reading “A Gardener’s Diary – 1st Feb”