Tuesday, 18 June 2013


I'm ashamed to admit, that despite swearing on my oath earlier this year that I would not be distracted in the year 2013,  I have to admit I have failed miserably. I am not making excuses but I have not been deliberately avoiding writing but merely busy in other areas of my life. During the past two months, my dad went into hospital again for another operation and when he came home I was running around after him like a headless chicken.

Then the renovations began both inside and out to the house. First of all we had a new bathroom fitted which took approximately a week. Then the work began on our garage which has been converted into a workshop for my "flower business!" and incidentally, was followed by a porch on the front of the house. From start to finish it has taken a while but what a difference. The house with it's cobbled brick driveway now looks so much nicer  since I have planted up a few containers and planters.

Later we were informed that the "Opencast Mining", were moving onto the land where my horse Alf grazes.  That came as quite a shock and so I frantically called various places to see if there were any vacancies. I was lucky and found a yard with plenty grazing for him and so much closer to home.. which was perfect. So you see, I have been keeping busy, albeit not quite in the direction I actually should have been.

Early this year, I joined a fitness health regime online and I took up badminton training. I am proud to say that I have managed to keep badminton on going, as it played two roles for me. One..it provided me with a good workout and secondly.. it also gave me a break from my dad and the walls of our house, which seem to have become my prison. More importantly, I have to admit that the journey in finding my true niche still seems far away.. But, I'm not a quitter and will keep on searching and hopefully in the not-so-distant future... I'll stumble upon it!  If you have any suggestions on how I can find my niche just leave a message at the bottom here or follow me on face-book, Thanks for taking the time to read my post!


  1. Hi Jenni - I'm sorry about your father, but am glad he's out and I hope improving slightly ... the renovations sound 'fun' - but will be so worth it ... while I'm delighted you've found better grazing for your horse - the open cast mining bit sounds a little 'worrying' ...

    However keep searching for your muse .. cheers Hilary

  2. Hi Hilary, Dad is much better these days although he still has his up's and downs. Most of the refurbishments have been completed now and it has given me so much more space to work, which is good.

    Alf's grazing areas are inspected regularly,so fingers crossed all will be well. Good to hear from you.. Cheers Jenni