Mrs McNally’s Garden

It started with a pair of gumboots. My neighbour of ten years, Mrs McNally, planted bright red geraniums in each one, then got Mr McNally to nail them to their front fence. I watched him do it while I was mowing the lawn. They were bright and charming, those gumboots, with their scarlet polka dots. … Continue reading Mrs McNally’s Garden

A Creative Win

Image by Lakelands Shopping Centre/JLL My local shopping centre recently ran a Valentine's Day creative writing competition, with judges from our library and community centre. I won 1st place in poetry for my original piece, The Two Of Us! Hubby and I celebrated with dinner at the local Italian. They have excellent pizza and jaffa … Continue reading A Creative Win