Looking Back

road

There’s a sense of deja vu as she drives by the abandoned garage that sits between the two neighbouring villages.
It feels like so long since she was last home, her need to leave had been overpowering. The road seems a lot shorter than she remembers it.
Taking a right turn she takes in all the familiar sights and wonders if it is possible that not one thing has changed.
The church sits as peacefully as it ever did. The school kids zoom by on bicycles as the college kids wait at the bus stop.
Driving down by her first home is a ‘must’. Maybe that is the only change in this place. Practically a whole new house.
Of all the buildings, houses and shops surrounding her and her old home is the only noticeable, unrecognisable change.
She drives by and views it through her rearview mirror before moving on towards her destination.

 

 

First Post

I feel this first post should be an ‘introduction’ to me but right now, I am just trying to decide whether or not I should put a full stop on the TITLE…

13/11/16 was Remembrance Sunday and I marched in my village parade, out of respect and in honour of my Grandad who served in the Second World War.
“First Post” makes me think of “Last Post” and reminds me of how in my world, right now, this is my latest achievement. I spend a lot of time looking and thinking about all of the things I am not doing that I try to acknowledge and be proud for the things I do manage to do. 15094984_1217022671654408_1296039744109118221_n-001

Now, what do I like? What kind of things are likely to pop up on this blog page? Good question! For the most part – I have no idea.