the lovely in-laws have been over from England. arrived on sunday and here for 3 weeks, though we hope to convince them of staying longer.
our neighbour, who has been very helpful to us (living in a 7 person village, with only 4 of us in this section), has been diagnosed with cancer and given 4-6 months. he's 64ish. he's going to Belgrade for a specialist's opinion and possible treatment.
a dear friend's relative passed away, and i felt her pain and sorrow.
a wonderful friend is searching for trust in our relationship.
a friend is struggling with dipilitating health issues and marriage breakup.
another friend is trying to find the balance between work, play, where to live. but is otherwise a happy soul.
a friend is weakening under unhelpful peer influence.
a relative continues to struggle with jealousy.
individuals' purpose within a group.
a friend announced her pregnancy with her 2nd baby. yay!
a distant relative, close friend, has moved closer to a place where she feels alive.
a friend discovers her artist self alongside me.
gifts from an antipodean friend (Ruth)
we're doing good. finances have eased up enough for a breather. work is slow but steady. the wilflower is healthy and happy. i'm struggling a little with her velcro-ness. i'm creating (yep, that's my collage work up there). the dog is flealess. the stone house is cool in this 35C+ heat.........
p.s, im going to put through the keyhole on hiatus for the next couple of weeks. so many of us northerners on summer break.