Gosh it’s been a while since I joined in with The Gallery, the photography feature run by Tara at Sticky Fingers. But, like meeting up with an old friend, it doesn’t take long before the time spent away disappears and the enjoyment you always had together is remembered and continues.
The theme of ‘Family’ is very pertinent this week as my own little family, which has numbered three since our son was born in 1996, has temporarily reduced to two while he is at university. We have always been a close little threesome, going from this:
Rory has been away for just over a week now and, although it’s tough, I’ve been more resilient than I’d anticipated. However, the week before he left, I was feeling very emotional and wrote about my feelings in my weekly newspaper column. If you want to know how it feels when your baby leaves the nest, you might like a little read. Just keep the tissues handy!