REFLECTING ON 10 YEARS…PART 2

REFLECTING ON 10 YEARS…PART 2

I stood and looked up and down my street last weekend – it’s lined with lovely deciduous trees that I realised were suddenly looking very bare. It felt like it took a long time to get to this Winter season, summer seemed to go on forever, autumn came late and we...
REFLECTING ON 10 YEARS…PART 1

REFLECTING ON 10 YEARS…PART 1

A lot can happen in 10 years. As I consider my own family, 10 years ago we had 3 pre-schoolers and now we have 3 teenagers! 10 years of marriage is certainly a milestone to celebrate. Interestingly, the symbol of this milestone is traditionally tin or aluminium....
THE TEXTURE OF FAMILY

THE TEXTURE OF FAMILY

How do you describe the ‘texture’ of a thing? Think of your favourite woolly jumper, or that new scarf, or the blanket you bought for that new baby… you’re going to start to talk about how it feels when you put it on, when you hold it, when you touch it. And...
VALUING THE GENERATIONS

VALUING THE GENERATIONS

 I recently read an article written by an experienced sports journalist who was making some observations on a successful football team. Now before you all switch off because I mentioned footy (“I thought this was a Sisterhood blog,” I hear you say!) – he made...
WILDERNESS

WILDERNESS

Wilderness times take us out of our comfort zone. They take us into undiscovered places. Wild and free, unmapped and unseen. Initially, it’s terrifying. We haven’t been here before and we’re not sure we’re a fan. There are no signposts, and the terrain is...