Twenty

for twenty years (and nine months) I have loved youfor twenty years (and nine months) I have held you close to my heartour love is now measured in decades!decades of laughter, worry, joy, fear, LOVEand though you are a man nowyou are always my baby boya six foot baby boy with a beard,but still myContinue reading “Twenty”

Peacock

The Peacock butterflies were enjoying the Buddleia in the garden today so I got a few photos πŸ™‚ It’s my birthday today and my garden has celebrated with me πŸ™‚ I got some presents for my pond too which is fab – a solar fountain and a Flowering Rush to grow in it. Hopefully ifContinue reading “Peacock”

Birthday Butterflies

It made me very happy a couple of days back on my birthday, to find the weather was fine and there were lots of butterflies in the garden πŸ™‚ Finding butterflies to photograph on my birthday gave me immense satisfaction πŸ™‚ Inspired by the Weekly Photo Challenge: Satisfaction.

Then and now

I held you in my arms exhausted but triumphant a tiny baby grown in me each feature perfectly formed the overwhelming wonder the rush of protective love the fearful anticipation what now? Now looking up as you tower over me how did those years pass so fast? I can no longer rock you in myContinue reading “Then and now”

Beach Riding

So, yesterday, I spent quite a large amount of time getting ridiculously windswept and covered in sea spray! But it was for a good cause. My daughter asked for a beach ride for her birthday, so I had arranged for her, her friend and her friend’s mum to go to Nolton Stables in Pembrokeshire andContinue reading “Beach Riding”

Birthday Breakfast

In a bit of a change from my normal photographic offerings, here are some photos from my iPhone taken yesterday at a joint birthday meal for me and my daughter (my birthday was on Friday and hers is today) Me, my daughter, my mum, dad and sister all went to the local Harvester to tryContinue reading “Birthday Breakfast”