This week we have been finding our way in so many wonderful positive changes. I’ve had two full days finding my feet in a new job and Bo has done two full days at daycare. We’ve juggled nap-less days and boxes and cold, cold winter nights. We are adjusting to the change and I am slowly adjusting to the freedom and the incredible sense of responsibility that comes from being completely and utterly the only adult responsible for a household. It’s wonderful and liberating and intense all at once, isn’t it?
My beautiful friend arrived the night we moved in (after helping me unpack the truck, driven and supplied by her father) with take away chinese food and a bottle of sparkling. We sat with the kids in a cold living room filled with boxes, and had a picnic on the floor. I’ll be forever grateful for her beautiful spirit and her generosity of time and love and warmth and parents. Before I got the kitchen unpacked Bo and I drank warm drinks from jars and peanut butter spread on bread with fingers. It was like camping indoors, just the two of us.
I’ve unpacked all our boxes now and whilst we still have lots of gaps in the house where things will one-day go, for now we are settled. Bo’s room is friendly and fun and mine is bright and light and comfortable. I even have a study now, which is so exciting for me. A place to juggle my writing clients and my study and this little blog, space to lay out my ideas and find new inspirations. I’m so excited to get the space really functional so I can get my new projects up and running. There is so much silence around us now that we are in our own space, and whilst at times it feels cold and lonely, mostly it just feels bright and light and I’m really excited to see what comes next for us. I learned how to light a fire last night, and for the first time the house didn’t feel so lonely at night. It was just me, my computer and a crackling flame and the silence was beautiful.
There is a whole world of possibility out there and I’m hoping to bring you a full week of blogs next week full of interesting new ideas, great new recipes and a little peek inside our new space.
Whilst I take a moment to step back and have a look at not only this blog but my life in general I’d love to know what you love to see in this space. What do you love? What would you like to see more of? Are there issues that you wish were being addressed? Is there something you’d like to see less of?
Have a beautiful weekend friends, you deserve it.