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In the light of my recent post about Marrying into a different culture, today we're finding the beauty in love across the barricades. It seems that my family's embrace of other cultures has had far-reaching consequences... ... if this picture of Barbie and Iggle Piggle from The Night Garden is anything to go by!
The end of February brings hope and excitement as the cold weather weakens and we start to sense the slow creep of Spring. Shrugging off the survival mind-set that got us through the winter, it feels great to be alive again!
Back in Britain, Canada Geese always had that exotic cachet of having flown in from some far-away land. A little part of Canada right there in our midst! It was amusing to discover that your average Canuck doesn't hold them in such high esteem.
For today's "You're Beautiful", I can't help but focus on the miracle of life. The fragility and need of a newborn that pulls on the heartstrings like the most adept of puppet-masters, and the wonder of watching a child grow - those sudden jolts of realization when, for an instant, you are acutely aware of just how far they've come.