Pre move acrobatics, 32 days to go

Still no packers in sight. Breath, breath, breath. Comforting myself with the sayings of other people telling us that often the moving caravan starts 30 days in advance. Two more days to go then. We now have officially 32 days to go. The house is silently beginning to show Organisational Tendencies. When the stress levels […]

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When in doubt: look at cows

Some Zen was needed this week. Something really simple. So I could remind myself that all I really need is to keep breathing… Breathing, nothing more, nothing less. Breath and go with the – now to death used sentence – flow. First I snapped Fizz, tiny dog, big personality. I wished I could take him […]

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July has ended

Our last full month in UK has ended. A summer like never before. Sun days galore, blue skies to enlighten us, a perfect summer in short. I needed to take my car to the garage for service, and I drove towards Bedale, a little sleepy town in North Yorkshire. Through fields and meadows, little sunken […]

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Kittens on leaches

The coming move to the States holds in it several heartbreaks. Amidst the exiting and the hopeful decisions have to be made, and some of them are gutwrenching. Like leaving an old senior cat into the hands of my friend Cornflake. Which is a good thing in itself. We have always been planning on taking […]

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50 Days to go – Dogs and paint

In England. While my mind is country hopping, seriously country hopping, world hopping I should say, daily life goes on in Jolly Old England. I am still taking ironing to the lady. Her neighbours have 3 Rhodesian ridgebacks. One mom and two puppies. Now these dogs are huge… They were bred to hunt lions and […]

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53 Days to go and Masham Steam Fair

Yearly. The Masham Steam Fair was on. Count on lots of smoke, grease, grease monkeys, whistles, barking, shouting, laughter… Saturday got rained out but yesterday was fun. Sunny with partial clouds, a perfect day to be happy. Occasions like the steam fair are magnetic to me. I love the people, the animals, the machines puffing […]

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