This last week has had it all.

 

Hot, dry tinder days that you pray no-one starts a fire. Days where it’s nice just to sit in the shade and watch.

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Stormy overcast days that bring big splotchy raindrops from the thunderstorms to cool the singed earth and revitalise. Rain, glorious rain – even when I was drenched wet to the core, I was smiling.

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Happy mail days.

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Cuteness wrapped up in a kitten’s fluffy joy.

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Tastes of summer picked fresh from the vines with family.

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One black eye inflicted by a goat (and gate) at 6;30am on a Sunday morning.
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Cheese. cheese and more cheese. Relief from the heat and harshness of summer is found in strange places; like the peace and repetition of making hand made cheese.

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It summer, there’s no doubt.

OK, so it’s been a little quite here on the blog front lately….let me just say that its got nothing to do with life being at all quiet or mundane. In fact the opposite is true – living out dreams and aspirations and working through plenty of hard stuff too. But that’s all for another day….this post has been brewing for a couple of months now!

Even though we are eight thirteen fourteen weeks into 2013 I feel like I have only just re-surfaced after a busy 2012. Life changing stuff. Scary change-your-world-fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants-and-dream-big kinda stuff.

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