Category: My mother

Background painting for new ladies!

I inherited some ladies from mums house, they’re not really my thing but I’m not ready to part with them just yet. I placed one of my old acrylic painting on the shelf behind them and now they look like they’re in a meadow…

Angel card idea

I think a selection of angel cards may go down well in the local hospice, I appreciate that not everyone who visits the gift shop will be a believer in angels but I’m working on the fact that it may bring someone some comfort….

It’s good to touch someone 😇

I rang the McMillan nurse yesterday who used to come out to visit mum before she found her a place in the hospice. I wanted to thank her for all what she had done for my mum and for my sister and I. I…

Goodbye to 2018 🌹

We never know what a new year will bring for us, nor do we realise just what strength we as humans have. I’ve learnt a lot about myself this year and I’ve grown as a person. I’ve experienced more pain than I thought I…

Angels do exist.

Angels are all around us we only have to look for them. My mum passed away last night peacefully 24/12/2018 in a local hospice with both my sister and I by her side. A male voice choir had been singing only minutes before she…

I’ve had the day from hell!

I never thought that I would say that I can understand how the scream 😱 painting came about but now I can. I swear I had so much anger in me that when I went to pick up a pressure seat cushion for my…

Awake in the night.

    Yes it’s me again awake in the night,  but guess what? I am feeling better, the sadness the panic of mums recent diagnosis is not overwhelming me anymore. I can cope 😇 I want to say thank you to everyone who has…

It’s nine years today Dad

  It’s nine years today Dad since you passed away I remember that day Dad, like it was yesterday I prayed for you to go Dad, even though I loved you so You hung on to life Dad, but it was your time to…

Mum’s cul-de-sac

  I think I have told you before that mum lives in a little bungalow in a neat little cul-de-sac. She moved there about 14 years ago with my Dad who has now passed. It’s a local authority bungalow and the cul-de-sac has always…

Phone call to Mum. 🌹

  I rang my mother this morning to check that she was still alive, she was and our conversation went like this.   Me:   Hello Mum are you ok today? Mum:   I was just about to have a nap Me:   Why,…

Mum can still see 🌹

I rang my mum this morning and our conversation went like this. Me: Hello mum, how’s your eye today? Mum:  It’s alright, I can still see 👽 Me: You should be able to see, you’ve just had it done. Mum:   It’s a right…

It’s a miracle mum can see again

I took my mum to a laser eye specialist today, she had previously had two cataracts removed last year but one eye had grown a skin across which I am told is quite common and after a trip to the opticians she was referred…

Mother knows best. It’s the principle 🌹

    Todays telephone conversation with my mother. You know I ordered that wire scoop thing, for scooping things out of pans Me:  Yes, from Amazon Mum:  Yes, I ordered it on the 28 February, it still hasn’t come so I looked online and…

Happy Birthday Dad. 10th March. 🌹

    🌹 It’s your birthday today dad but I promise I won’t be sad remembering all the good times and the laughs that we had Mum is keeping going, dad but she’s ready to be with you I do what I can for…

OMG I’m turning into my mother

    It has been a sad couple of weeks on my mum’s cul de sac. One lovely lady, who went into care over Christmas, has decided she would prefer to stay in the home with 24 hour care rather than stay at home…

Mother’s never lie, do they? 🌹

Mum just rang me and this was our conversation. Mum: I’ve got that email of the photo of that fish you painted Me: Oh yes, what did you think? Mum: I think it’s bloody rubbish Me: It’s on my blog now and some people…

Mother is so smooth, or maybe not.🌹

  Here I was enjoying a day alone after John decided to have a day out to Liverpool on the trains so he can take some photos of the stations. I was unpacking a box from the other house  that I had not yet…

Mothers had an email.🌹

    I rang my mum last night and we had the following conversation which I thought I would share with you : Me:…..Hi Mum, how are you today Mum:  ….. I got an email and I’m not happy Me:….. looking at the clock…

Mother and the mystery of online shopping. 🌹

My mother can’t understand why she is never successful with online clothes shopping this was our conversation. Me: Hello Mum, how are you today. Mum: I have just been emailing a company to tell them that the clothes that they sell are rubbish.. I…

Mother knows best always!🌹

I’ve just spoken to my mother on the telephone and she was in a fighting mood our conversation went like this: Me:   Hi Mum, how are you today? Is your back feeling better? Mum:   No the pain has moved to the other…

My mother

  John and I took the old girl to get her trotters sorted out this morning…… okay in English. John and I took my dear mother to the podiatrist for her delicate little feet looking at this morning, she goes every seven weeks and…

Countdown to Christmas 1

    We had a visit from the three wise men yesterday, well not actually wise men but my youngest daughter and her husband called to see the finished result of the apartment. I was cooking Sunday lunch for the third wise man (aka)…

Mother knows best and the Christmas spirit

( I found this on my laptop from a couple of years ago so I thought I would share some Christmas joy, Mum style).   I have just been having a conversation with Ebeneezer sorry that should be my mother who is complaining bitterly…

Mother needs her sleep!

Mum has had a few neighbours next door in the many years that she has lived in her little bungalow. One was a lovely couple, they were very friendly, they liked their weekends away, unfortunately when they went away one weekend their granddaughter came…

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