Bring on the Superhumans!

The Rio 2016 Paralympics start today.  Get ready for awesome feats of achievement all round.

My niece, Lucy, told me about this fantastic promotional video.  She thinks it is brilliant, and so do I – it sums up beautifully what the games are all about:


Good luck to all the competitors, all those Superhumans – bring it on!! 🙂

A Wonderful Time of Year

Autumn is a second spring, when every leaf is a flower.

~ Albert Camus

August has been a month full of drama, wonder and fabulousness.  It has also marked a complete break from my normal routine.  Hub and I have really enjoyed the last few weeks – it is good to do different things and create new perspectives.

I also find that getting back into one’s daily routine is equally rewarding and, in many ways, comforting.  This time of year always gives me that ‘back to school’ feeling, no matter how old I get.  And it remains perfect for re-booting one’s daily habits as we settle into autumn. I adore the summer-autumn transition, with those slightly woody smells in the air, higher clouds and the arrival of russet leaves.

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