Sunday, 16 November 2008


My husband left for Belgium on a school trip early this morning and friends with a new baby came to our home for lunch after church. We spent the afternoon sitting in the kitchen chatting and my children disappeared off to play. After our guests had left, I went upstairs to check all was tidy before we settled in front of a film together.
This is what I found in my daughter's bedroom:
And this is my son's knitting on her bed, amongst the strewn library books:
I was moved. This scene spoke so much to me of a happy time spent playing together, alongside each other, in a safe and peaceful world.


Pecos Blue said...

Looks very lovely indeed. i like the Eiffel tower.

Kathy said...

There's just something about children being happily engaged in their own doings. Love the peek into their afternoon play.