#MySundayPhoto – Friends Around The Fire

We’ve had one heck of a rough week, it feels as if we’ve ridden a never-ending emotional rollercoaster and I for one am exhausted.

As you may have read in my previous post, we lost our beloved basset hound Molly earlier this week, it was one of the hardest decisions we have ever made but we did the right thing in the end.

I wasn’t entirely sure whether we’d make it out with our friends this weekend, we certainly didn’t feel in the mood for socialising earlier in the week but we pulled ourselves together and packed our bags for a night under the stars or should I say clouds? …

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#MySundayPhoto – Seeking Shade From The Sun

It’s been a seriously long week, some of which has been enjoyable but mostly exhausting. We had a short moment of light relief as the rain finally fell on Friday, this was short lived as we then spent the weekend basking in the baking heat.

It’s really hard to do much of anything with the high temperatures, the cloud cover has helped a little but still, it feels really stuffy and I’m finding it quite a struggle to go about my day-to-day chores without breaking into a sweat and surrendering myself to the sofa.

Whilst I adore summer, there is a limit to the amount of sunshine I can tolerate and my skin has just about had enough.…

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#MySundayPhoto – Shooting Stars & Campfire Capers

This time last night, Paul and I were huddled around a campfire with our good friends Vicky, Mike, Lisa and Paddy. It was rather comfy sat in my camp chair, head tilted back looking through the trees into the night sky. The stars were gleaming as there was next to no light pollution whatsoever and it was then that I noticed a rather slow-moving but spectacular shooting star.

It’s been years since I’ve seen a shooting star and whilst I should have made a wish, I opted to simply enjoy the moment and to watch the night sky in its full glory as I listened to the sultry tones of Fleetwood Mac echoing from across the way.…

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#MySundayPhoto – A Holiday At Home

Once upon a time I would spend time each week collecting scenic shots specially for My Sunday Photo posts, these days I haven’t the time nor currently the energy to do so. Given that we’ve spent the bulk of our weekend lazing on the lawn, I decided it was more apt to post a paddling pool picture taken earlier today.

The temperatures are soaring at almost thirty degrees and being a redhead I don’t fare well in the heat, neither do our kids or the dogs for that matter. We are all utterly exhausted by the heat but despite feeling drained, we’ve tried our hardest to make the most of the sunshine.…

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#MySundayPhoto – Beach Riding Bliss

Once upon a time I would spend almost every weekend clip-clopping down to the beach with the local riding school. These days though I haven’t the time nor the finances to ride so regularly, this weekend however I made use of a riding voucher to do just that.

I have always been rather anxious when riding, it’s not that I’m a bad rider but after having kids I lost a certain amount of confidence when cantering, galloping and anything quicker than trot to be honest. I’m exactly the same when driving with the kids in the car, I ought to have relaxed by now but as they are my World and I am theirs, it’s rather difficult to let go and to live on the wild side.…

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