Saturday, 17 August 2013

Saturday Snaps

 A photograph, each Saturday- Quirky or Serious?, Fun or Interesting?, Real or Abstract?
A comment or not, a thought, a quote or whatever-Let the pictures do the talking
Look Familiar? mmm... Suitcases coming in, Suitcases going out!
A one day turnaround this week! Suitcases from the uk were unpacked, washing done, and then suitcases were repacked for my holiday to Bali. A week of respite before the madness that entails the start of a new school year. A week of sitting on the beach, by the pool, book in hand, trying to escape reality. A week of investigating new places, revisiting old places and generally taking it easy with an odd stop for a coffee or ice cream, here or there.
When I booked this week's holiday way, way, back I obviously didn't know about the turmoils that the family would be going through. So it's not without a lot of guilt or worry, that I'm heading off for a break. Not that I can do much over here anyway, so I might as well get on with it.
Dad remains in hospital- and will be for some time- it's not been great news but we're all trying to remain positive and strong. With referrals to neurology, oncology and surgery on the cards this is going to be one long slog. So you imagine my hesitancy about taking time out for a holiday.
But here I am- all packed and ready to go- life still goes on, whatever curve balls are thrown along the way and so I'll try to make the most of it and so maybe I'll feel a little more refreshed and ready to face the challenges up ahead.
Amanda  X


  1. Sorry to hear things are not going so well with your Dad. You're right though - you need to carry on and look after yourself so that you're ready and strong for whatever is ahead. Enjoy your holiday - I'm sure you'll be bringing back some lots of lovely photos and memories to share with us. x

  2. That's not good news about your dad, it must be hard for you being away from the family. Have so much fun in Bali can't wait to see your photos, we are off there in December for 15 nights. I can't seem to find your email, mine is on my blog home page if you email me then I can get back to you. Greenthumb

    1. i shall do that. I hope you enjoy Bali, I'm enjoying the sun:)

  3. Yes, you have to carry on, I know it's hard but you have to. Sending love to you. x


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