Meeting Naomi was very special. The shine in her eyes, the calmness in her aura was magical. She felt the day was all set out for her and she embraced it. Her little personality jumped out in every expression. I couldn’t keep my eyes off of her tiny fingers holding onto a little…

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While craving the sunshine

Feeling lazy and cold today. Wished for some sunshine to get me out of the house but I’ve kept offering myself reasons to maintain my presence in pyjamas. My son’s having a long nap and my daughter over doing her screen time today. I’ve thought of this family, though. With so much love…

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tender to elder

From the first day I met Iris, I was taken by her charm. It was so refreshing and uplifting to be around someone her age yet full of presence in life. Iris had this tender, gentle smile at all times. You could see it in her eyes. When I was working on my…

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Brides with babies

Children bring colour into everything. The joy, the giggle hits the roof. There maybe few screams, few tears. It must be my mother instinct kicking in, I love brides with children. There’s a different dynamic on the wedding day. The brides with children aren’t centred around their hair and make up. They don’t…

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No words needed to be said

There she sat in the afternoon light dripping through the window. It was her day to celebrate the mother she’s become, the friend she’s become, the daughter she’s become and it was the day to become the wife to his man. A gorgeous friend sneaked in from the back, gave her shoulders a…

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365 Grateful – Day 48 – laundry-laundromat

While washing a massive load, our washing machine decided not to honour the purpose of its existince yesterday. Today, I hand washed them all and who says I need to exercise! It made me think of my mother. The poor woman did our laundry by hand for years including curtains, sheets, jeans everything….

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Illusion of being under the Mediterranean sun

It is hot. The sand is burning your feet. You jump into the water to cool down and back out again. The haze of the hot weather is moving in the distance. There’s the Mediterranean all the way. My husband is in a very happy place here. He’s got some beautiful memories from…

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