Mr Ouch is out at his weekend job at the local golf course, mowing the greens...I fear an icicle will return soon :)
This year for him has been caring for us and running Ouch Boy around and to find the career change he has needed.....out of the classroom and into the unknown.
A while back he mentioned a desire to be a grounds keeper, a job that harks back to his park ranger days in Wales. Working outdoors, getting the earth in your fingers!
We mused, how does a man still on the sunny side of forty get an apprenticeship?
I suggested he write an old fashioned letter to all the local golf courses and offer his time, for work experience.
His letter was answered and it has been some months now, that he has been busy learning this new role.
We are hoping this will turn into full time work soon as Ouch Boy goes to big school and we as a family step into another new adventure!
For me, it's time to take stock and find the new direction I would like to go?
Ouch Flower has achieved many things I never thought possible and at times it seems to have a mind of it's own...free will?
Some must think I have a massive PR firm peddling my wares but that's not the case, it's just me, at home with a bundle of twine at my feet.
I think I will do less and make more of what I do?
I think I will choose to take on opportunities that keep me still in control of my work? ...and I think I will only do things that make me happy, too?
I feel detached from the goings on in the blog world too, I have missed too many posts and have not been able to visit you all as much as I would like? I need to find a better balance, in all the things I do!
Day job is good, at times intense, getting teenagers to reach their creative personal best is exhausting there's alot of 'you can do it" (smile) speak!!! and alot 'you better get your work done'
(disapproving look) too!
Now to what this post was meant to be about...thrift!
I now have a complete desert set for my dream dinner party!
I picked up three of the small bowls and the large one last Friday, what a haul!
The Figgio was found by my thrift pal Estelle, cause she knows I can't always be there to get the good stuff!
Isn't it lovely!!
Estelle has a craft label called Fable Folk, pop over and have a look at her store!
Well, it's one more week till school holidays........and it's going to be giveaway time!!!