Baby steps

This year has floored me, and thankfully after months of persistence and perseverance things are starting to happen now on the medical front, although, they are far from resolved. Tomorrow a knee operation will start things off and then hopefully the long-awaited tests and mri’s we are waiting for will get organised. It has beenContinue reading “Baby steps”

Keep watering your garden

 I don’t claim to be an expert in anything but the contents of my own head and an awful lot of creative seeds… Here at the Beach Hut we make a real effort to rise above negativity that can impact day to day, because we are about being bigger than what life throws at usContinue reading “Keep watering your garden”

Fairy Garden

Once upon a time there was a magical garden.. full of real life fairies….who made real life fairy houses and believed in the power of their sparkly imaginations… Most fairies know that the best magic is somewhere between what we see and what we believe… … Hiding in the laundry… Behind the flowers at theContinue reading “Fairy Garden”

Girl Interrupted

I was a little taken aback recently. It was just a few words, but you know how they can be. Little bowling balls aimed in the right direction striking misery into our well crafted lives and crushing our faith and confidence. Same things different decade same hope that being would be enough. Only difference nowContinue reading “Girl Interrupted”

Reading between the lines

What do you remember about yesterday? It’s hard to describe in words what and why our favourite memories are so important. Every story begins with a single moment in time.. Every night my daughter and I write her diary… If it was up to her we would write the repeated sentence, “We did maths”…….. ButContinue reading “Reading between the lines”

You can’t please them all…

As we spent the day painting pebbles for a charity day in St abbs recently, I wandered around chatting to the fellow stall holders  One fabulous lady whom I bought a few beachy bits from, said she had waited years for a beach hut , but it went to her relative and so she wasContinue reading “You can’t please them all…”

Do Sweat the Small Things

There is a feeling of inadequacy in certain circles if you aren’t going at a rate of knots and cramming as many experiences and selfies in as you can , you aren’t doing life properly . On holiday in Spain recently,  madam and I watched as Montserrat was viewed , not in awe through theContinue reading “Do Sweat the Small Things”

Stop apologising

Every day I feel the need to apologise for something or other.. Usually for reasons I have conjured up from my perception of other people’s feelings.. No idea why!! But We ALL do it.. It’s human, and so so tedious!! We spend our lives being good parents, friends, work colleagues and children, and most ofContinue reading “Stop apologising”