Battle

The other night I was messing around on Facebook… one of my guilty pleasures I haven’t had time for recently. This app popped up… what will be the most important thing to happen to you this month… most people in my news feed were getting ‘you’ll meet a special man’.  I got the above… you’ll…

Counting

‘Oh, uh oh, you’re changing your heart Oh, uh oh, you know who you are’ And breath… The intensive five week training course – a prerequisite for my new job – ended last Friday.  The course was a combination of school centred learning (where I had to plan and teach lessons), university lectures (as well…

And I Miss You…

…dear blog. And my WP buddies. Life has been brutal over the last three weeks. My dear dad’s recovery has been hampered by a string of infections and bugs. His road to mending is going to be a long one.  The new job is insanely busy and pressured. Like nothing I’ve known before. I’m leaving…

Perspective 

It’s been a tough week. My dad is having major surgery tomorrow. He needs a triple heart bypass. He’ll be in theatre for five to six hours. It’s going to be terrible waiting to hear how it’s gone. He’s been so amazing. Laughing, smiling, reassuring us he’s not going anywhere. He’s truly an example to…

Say a little pray 

It’s after 5 am. I can’t get back to sleep. I woke up about an hour ago, checked the time on my phone, and saw I had six missed calls from my sisters. Four from the eldest, she never really calls, so I knew something must be wrong. I phoned her back. My dad is…

Greece is the word

Borrowing a line from one of my fav teen flicks. Not the right spelling, I know.  But Greece is where I is at. And it’s just what the children and I needed. My daughter is laughing and smiling. No daddy bedtime tears for two nights running now… what a relief. My son is chatting away…