The whole premise of my blog is how much happier I am now that I am leading a simpler, quieter life and yet reading back through some posts yesterday, I see that I have called my life 'humdrum'!!
How shortsighted can I be? Honestly, some folk are never satisfied!
Let me say now, that I am VERY happy with the gentle ebb and flow of my simple life. Every day, I have important and meaningful work to do - no it's not creating world peace, saving the planet or indeed open heart surgery. My kind of work is important to me and to my family, but, by living the way I have chosen, I am having a more positive impact on the environment and I am helping to create four beautiful adults to send out into the world. My work involves nurturing my family, caring for my home and focussing on slowing down and really appreciating life.
I don't get it right all of the time and I obviously don't always remember to be grateful, but I am very fortunate to have been able to adopt this new way of life and I am happy with the gentle ebb and flow of my days.
On the job list this glorious day? ......
Pruning the Japanese Quince to reveal the two clematis growing up through it in all their glory
Planting - cucumbers, a new mint plant and French beans
Sweeping paths and the deck
Steam cleaning some carpets and rugs upstairs (the cat has been sick!)
...but before I start? Eggs on toast!