Spring in my steps


It appears that Suffolk has achieved spring status; misty to foggy mornings warm into mild pastel blue days as the sun burns through providing longer days.

Extended daylight hours enable more relaxed walks; cheered by signs of life sprouting through undergrowth and birdsong piping and chattering in joyful conversation. The air smells fresh and welcoming and I am excited to notice further signs of life.

Occasionally there is a rustle of leaves and snapping of twigs, tell tale sounds of busy fauna spring cleaning, however they are either too busy or too shy to show themselves. More people are out and about – dog walkers in abundance and families out enjoying the fresh air.

The school is quiet (half-term) but the parks and open spaces are busy as children enjoy the freedom from classrooms. Today’s lessons are through play, interaction and creativity. Hence it is not the day for me to sneak a quick swing in the playground: children belong in the park, grandma should walk demurely along the pedestrian pathway; but if no-one is looking, perhaps I’ll climb that tree again!

Now to the business end of this post. As I race towards my next trip to Canada I will post as often as I can, even if they are brief notes on my thoughts and activities. I value all of you my faithful readers and treasure each response. Equally I welcome new visitors and hope you enjoy my little musings and ideas, why not keep connected and share your experiences, ideas and thoughts.

“This is important: to get to know people, listen, expand the circle of ideas. The world is crisscrossed by roads that come closer together and move apart, but the important thing is that they lead towards the Good.”

Pope Francis
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  1 comment for “Spring in my steps

  1. Sarah Joy Maddeaux
    March 1, 2019 at 7:07 am

    Regardless of what the sign may say, the only people who don’t belong in playgrounds are the ones who intentionally damage them. Grandmas definitely allowed. 🙂

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