Forced Rhythms of Pace

Reflecting these past few days about pace and how we manage our lives, with Wee Man especially and with Girly Girl we have come to appreciate that there are times when we need to stop and oft force ourselves to regroup and recalibrate as a family.  Wee man is high…

7 Year Itch…

Before I get numerous phone calls I am not talking about my marriage with Yve here, the title is deliberate.  I am happily married and have past the ‘7 year itch’ now twice and still not intending to scratch, as you will read this too Yve, NEVER WILL. As you…

Talented Legacy…

I can be found quite a lot on Facebook and recently signed up to Twitter @father_abbott.  While watching and reading comments and watching videos and other funnies that people had written it got me thinking at the time about for how long will these people be remembered?  What legacy are…

Nearly 5 Months and nothing, catch up

I have just been reading my previous posts because friends are beginning their adoption path, and I wanted to show them our timeline and let them see how we got here, been a while since our move and a lot has happened in the interim and yet not a lot…

Parting is such sweet sorrow

Well that was 2012 and what a year, how was yours?  We have some highlights that will be remembered for lots of different reasons, early part of the year we legally adopted Girly girl and wee man, closely following that was the announcement and meeting that signified the end of…

Moving does funny things…

Sorry you never got the final chapter of the great Road Trip, we drove home we’re safe, all is good, there you go…   It has been a funny ol few months, handed over the Pastorship of Wellspring CGC to a younger couple, moved to a new job, started a…

June Road Trip Day 1

Been a while coming that we have booked some time away, this has come as a result of a cousins wedding at the end of this half term week and yet it is Friday 1st June kids have inset day so we have travelled to Gran and Grandpa’s, my Mum…