Colours and Gravy

MIDDAY Is it just me? Am I the only one who feels rather excited (yet just a teeny, tiny, weeny bit guilty) at the thought of having lunch ‘sans children’? I, of course, do have company in the shape of my latest main character staring wide-eyed at me through my friendly and familiar computer screen,…

Reflections on Connections…

11 AM Now that I have finally been able to ignore the need for my house to be given some much needed TLC in the form of general and quite frankly tedious, never-ending chores, I have found my creative flow. A bit of red here, a bit of blue there and a character, with whom…

Walking the Path…

10 AM The bathroom is calling out to me: ‘CLEAN ME! Clean me quickly, before I self-implode under the pressure of your offspring’s liberal and carefree use of my once white facets!’ Although I can feel every part of my being yearning to scrub until the sheen of the mirror cannot be separated from the…

To Plan Or Not To Plan..?

            9 AM Only 9am? Really? It feels as though a day’s work has already taken place. Surely by now I should be ready for my evening meal and winding the day down? Evidently not! “Don’t be so ridiculous!” Time itself tells me. “Of course you can squeeze a thousand and twenty-seven tasks into the…