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A few February days…..

Am I meandering through these days, tumbling through them, or just standing still and staring at my feet?

A little bit of all three probably. February does that to you sometimes. So to begin with, a Fairy Mouse (that I promised to show a while back) – because knitting small creatures is really the only thing to do when waiting for the light to return. She has a naughty sister that she visits sometimes and together they eat chocolate and scamper around attics causing mayhem and badness.

So back to my February days. There are early mornings making bread.

….and crazy afternoons with my favourite small boy….

There are hills waiting to be walked

…and a Sunday morning escape to our local art gallery to see Simon Packard’s fantastically bold and inspiring work.

Anything can fill a February day, and very often does, such is their disorganisation. February sometimes doesn’t know what it is. Is it deep, dark winter, or is tipping into Spring? It waits and watches, or tiptoes hesitantly, less it shakes more snow and blueness on to us.

If you are lucky, it will give you days of sisterhood, sweet balm to the soul, even if not all your precious sisters can be there.

And if that is so, you will walk those hills, and watch together for that returning light…

….and it will come….

There may well be sunsets the colour of peardrops and happy hearts to match

…with hands held quietly, and strong arms around us. These are a few of my February days.

4 comments

1 Heather { 02.09.13 at 4:35 pm }

Ah, that last photo, just lovely! Heather x

2 Amanda Clark { 02.10.13 at 1:31 am }

Wonderful photos ! Lovely words for our little February. X

3 Jaine { 02.11.13 at 9:31 am }

thank you both! went a bit mad on Instamatic and Photoshop!! Clearly have way too much time on my hands…… xxxx

4 laoi gaul-williams { 02.15.13 at 9:05 am }

it is funny reading this but i have been feeling very ‘in-between’…the small moments of sunshine is taken over by the rain…and even more snow, and it feels as if the month is not moving forward. But I found a few crocus in my garden and yesterday saw a pair of sparrows starting to nest out there. Next week we go to Glastonbury to meet some friends…so maybe time is now moving forwards…I do hope so!
ohhh seeing you with your sisters is a joy…but it did make me wish my little group of five were so much closer!

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