When in England earlier this week, I spotted my first snowdrop of the year in my mum’s garden, in a little corner, almost hidden from sight. Always a good sign. Snowdrops hint at the spring that is to come, even from the depths of winter gloom. None out in my garden as yet, but any day soon, they should start peeking out through the undergrowth to let me know that my garden may be sleeping, but it will wake up again in the months to come.
As a teacher in schools, I love Christmas as it is a time of excitement and warmth. Fond memories of singing “The Twelve Days of Christmas” in school in the UK, many years ago and of teaching the very same song to many classes in France over the years. I wonder if my students remember ??!!
Merry Christmas to anyone who is reading this blog post and very best wishes for health and happiness in 2019.
Planting, pruning, sowing, watering – not sure it gets a lot better than this. Highly relaxing and even better when the sun is shining. There is a comfy chair in a quiet corner of my veg plot. I like to call it my Thinking Chair. It is a very productive part of my outside space !!
I’m a very “proud mum” today as my pupils are all moving on to the next stage of their lives. It has been a pleasure to work with you all this year. Let’s hope our paths may cross again at some point in the future. You have my very best wishes as you move on to your new lives …