is defined as “a short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant” or “postpone (a sentence, obligation, etc.)”, both of which sound very negative, yet it’s the word used for carers to have an official break from caring, especially if their loved one goes into a care home for the duration.  My… Continue reading Respite….

Fresh start

We’re into January now, no snow or horrendous rain, thankfully, but a bit grey weatherwise….but feeling hopeful within.  When we have a brief spell of sunshine, it’s like a knife slicing through the gloom, whether in the garden or within your soul, and makes you the tiniest bit positive about everything…. One by one, a… Continue reading Fresh start