Wednesday, 25 December 2019

24th Dec

Then suddenly it was Christmas. The days whizz by in Advent and none more so that in 2019. There have been laughs and jokes and serious sentiments placed on the tree. And we’ve tried not to squash the new plants underneath. We’ve given up our hopes and dreams to swing in the breeze and we’ve wished for health hope and happiness. Here’s to a joyful Christmas and a peaceful 2020. 

Saturday, 14 December 2019

14th Dec

So this is what people were hoping for before Thursday 12th (Election night):

And this is what the hopes and dreams look like now:

I’m not sure if the scribble is really a social commentary on the state of the nation. But it certainly feels like it to me. 

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Dec 10th

Oops not keeping up with the blog very well this year!

It’s been lovely to see new wishes appearing on the tree and one lovely person even made some new stars when we ran out :-)

These are just a few of my favourites so far...

Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Dec 2nd

2 days off school sounds fun — but not if school is the highlight of your week. 
While staff delight in finishing things off - families juggle more than ever. 
Here’s to opening for the youngsters soon. 

Monday, 2 December 2019

Dec 1st

A little bit last minute but the first star goes on the tree (though we forgot the posters so no one will notice it for a day or two more!!). I have many hopes and dreams for this December and for 2020 and beyond. But right now I hope this tree becomes a place where people stop and think and dream and wish and hope.