Never far away.

An absolutely beautiful place to pause and reflect.

As I left with tears in my eyes, my Dad’s song came on the radio~another little reminder that those we have lost are never far away 💙.

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Ooh what a week~too little sleep, too much of the menopause and far too much fathers day advertising for my liking.


I’ve literally jumped in the car and come to my favourite spot. The washing and housework can wait as can the disposal of the far too big packaging my far too big tv came in yesterday~that’s a story for another day!


So here I am with my coffee (well coffee’s) listening to the waves crash and enjoying the peace and quiet.
Ever thankful that Dad left us such a beautiful spot to visit and come to when ever we need to after all a girl is never too old to need her Dad.❤x

Pause for a moment.

When the kids were small,the days at the park, the beach or the farm, etc seemed endless but I loved every minute of it.
The early mornings seemed a bit torturous at the time but looking back we had the best times and have made some wonderful memories.


Breakfast at the park, cooking dinner at the beach, crabbing with friends~you name it we did it.
Somehow those days have disappeared so fast and now they are teenagers, things have naturally changed.


Todays venture was a walk along the seafront and a coffee with my boy which was just as lovely.
If I could change anything, I would love for time to slow down a little, to just pause and really appreciate the little things well everything in fact.
Happy Sunday.❤x

Happy Birthday to you xx

I wish I was writing you a card instead of writing this post.

I wish you could be with us when we raise a toast.

But they don’t have mail where you are, we can’t reach you by plane or car.

We look up at the stars above and watch the waves come crashing in, as the boats go sailing by we will remember your smile always as wide as a mile.

Although you are so far away, we are thinking of you every day.

So cheers to you and may I say Dad we wish you a very happy heavenly birthday.❤x

No regrets?

I feel like every time I start to write something, everything has a common theme to it, I feel I’m having lots of ‘I wasn’t going to do that but I’m glad I’m did moments’.

This evening for example I wasn’t going to go out to the beach even though I knew it would be good to clear my head.

So I found myself having a last minute dash to get to the seafront before the sun set and I am honestly so glad that I did. The sky was amazing, the colours were beautiful, it was as peaceful and calm as ever.

When I looked back through my photographs, I noticed that the clouds look like love hearts in the sky, which I like to think is a gentle reminder that our loved ones are never far away.

Coming back to those moments of being glad I did thing’s, just really powers home the saying of ‘in life we only regret the chances we didn’t take’.

Grab life with both hands we only get one shot at it.❤x

Wake up

I can’t pretend that I’m a morning person by any stretch of the imagination.
For me to get moving the day has to start with at least 4 alarms and an annoying amount of hitting the snooze button too, not forgetting the promise of unlimited coffee!
Anyhow I’m glad I did this morning because I got to see this beautiful view on my way to the gym.
A timely reminder that life is beautiful.❤x

Last night I cooked food,chucked it and the kids in the car and headed to Bournemouth for fireworks on the beach.


The traffic was horrendous but the laughs were loud and the journey there was almost as fun as the evening itself.


The fireworks were amazing and the kids were great company~a lovely eve with my 2 favourite people who are growing up far too quickly.❤x