Monthly Archives: August 2015

Ooh Carpetright

So, as we were driving around a roundabout (well you don’t go across them do you!) my daughter shouted from the back, ‘OOH CARPETRIGHT’. She said it with the same kind of enthusiasm that you would expect from an ‘it’s … Continue reading

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Growth is natural, but what is growing in us?

We had been away from home for just over a fortnight and when we arrived back we found a new bush in the middle of our garden. I planned to photograph it the next morning but when I got up the bush … Continue reading

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These Boots were Worn Out Walking

Eleven months ago I wrote about my new walking boots in ‘These boots were made for walking’, but here is a picture of those boots now.       These boots were worn out walking. I was so pleased when I bought … Continue reading

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You need money

So, I was packing and paying for the shopping in Aldi and my daughter kept saying to me ‘YOU NEED MONEY’. Now, any of you who have shopped at Aldi will know that you have to be focused as the … Continue reading

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Why?

My oldest daughters favourite question is ‘Why?’ Why is it called that? Why is it going to take 3 hours to get there? Why can’t I have more chocolate? Why do we have to go for a walk? We often … Continue reading

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The one where I lost a waterfall

We were heading for the waterfall and we came out of an alleyway and emerged on the path where we could head left uphill or right downhill. I could see from our gps map that the waterfall was straight ahead and to … Continue reading

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The one about wing mirrors

Our beloved Vauxhall Zafira died recently and we have replaced it with a larger vehicle. Our new car has nice big wing mirrors which are essential when you are on larger roads and you need to change lanes or if you are trying … Continue reading

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We’ve not been this way before

I was out for a walk recently with my parents and as we tried to navigate from a play area to a nearby pond (yes, there was geocaching involved!) someone said ‘we’ve not been this way before’. This reminded of the … Continue reading

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Why ‘You can do it!’ is sometimes the wrong thing to say

Walt Disney said, ‘All our Dreams come true if we have the courage to pursue them’. I have to say that I mostly love this quote. I love the idea that if we are motivated to reach our potential then great … Continue reading

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The one about masks

At a recent family event at Orchard Baptist we thought about superheroes and the children who wanted to made masks. There were some really impressive creations and we got this great picture of some of some of the children at … Continue reading

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