Three Beautiful Things

Blog URL:http://www.threebeautifulthings.co.uk
Blog Tags:happiness, joy, beauty, positive, cheer, happy, spirituality, writing, philosophy
Country:United Kingdom
State/Province:Kent
Location:Tunbridge Wells

Every day I write about three things that have amused or delighted me.



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Final curtain.

on Feb 7, 2015

It's probably quite clear by now that I'm not going to keep my promise to 'come back in the New Year'. Thank you so much for your patience while I rested and thought about what I wanted to do. And thank you so much for your support and kind words and...

A short intermission.

on Dec 15, 2014

Everything is exactly as it should be but various things have piled on and now I'm struggling to keep up. I'm going to take a break to give myself some space to recover and re-group. I've always advised people to not worry about leaving gaps in their...

1. To show Alec how very easy it is to do a small good deed -- we go to a toyshop and buy a little gift for the Mayor's Toy Appeal then take it to a drop-off point. (I explain, briefly, why there is a need for this appeal. He says the toy for a littl...

1. To watch steam swirling around under a glass pan lid.2. I retrieve and comfort a furious wailing Bettany and manhandle an on-the-verge-of-a-tantrum Alec out of the soft play area and march back to where I had been waiting and watching. My gaze is...

1. Alec finds a Christmas box and tells me I have to pretend I think it's full of chocolate (it's not, it's empty) so he can say 'TRICKED YOU!' Then he wants me to persuade him that it's full of chocolate.2. It is such a small thing, but to have...

1. It is ridiculously easy to buy the umbrella that Alec wanted without him noticing. The shop staff think it's very funny to see me holding it high up while he is distracted by the low mirrors and the displays of shoes.2. To warm up with a huge cudd...

1. Rather boldly, just before lunch, I turn off all screens, slap poster paint on the children's hands and feet and make some prints to use in Christmas present crafts. Bettany is not taken by it, but happily dabbles with a brush. Alec -- normally ve...