Walking the tightrope

Starting a business in January just after the expense of Christmas is crazy. Just sayin’! It’s like starting to walk along a tightrope, while juggling plates, and a gale is already blowing. Sure enough a few gusts have caught us off guard, making us wobble a little. Tim is using our old family car, a Dodge…

New year, new beginnings, new hope

Something strange happened on the last couple of Saturdays. As we sipped our morning tea and coffee (me tea, Tim coffee) Tim asked, ‘What shall we do today?’ Not such an unusual question, but Saturdays are not often like that for us. For the past I don’t know how long Tim has worked at the…

All dressed up for justice

Dignity is defined in the Oxford Dictionary as ‘true worth’. To give people dignity is to acknowledge their worth and to have dignity is to know our own true worth. So many individuals are robbed of their dignity as they are bought and sold as products, trafficked in the sex trade, in forced labour, domestic…

The things we miss…

It’s impossible to pack in everything that four girls want to do in England into 16 days. We tried our best, from curries to catch ups, countryside to beaches, villages to cities, stately homes to shopping centres. Back in 2012 I took the kids to England by myself – and said I’d never do it…

Four Kids and the Non-Stop Oldies

Here I am. Back! We have emerged from the long, cold, snowy winter at last. Grass is visible, if a little yellowy-brown in colour. Shoots are coming out of the ground. I went for a run on actual pavement. There have been at least two days so far where I haven’t had to wear socks….