I have been told, no it has been insisted upon, that I get my glitter back. My lovely friends that have been keeping me going have told me that my glitter had faded. This is not good. They are referring to the sparkle in my personality rather than the glitter in my eyeshadow pot or sequins on my clothes.
Today has been a kind of sparkly day. I spent the day in the woods with the children as part of a castaway group. We made shelters and cooked sausages and marshmallows. I love the smell of bonfires, the softness of cooked marshmallows and please note the sequin, glittery scarf on my knee that I wore to the woods. Yes, I was the only person there wearing sequins but that would have always been the case. In fact it was VERY important that I was wearing my glitter again. I am wearing it on the outside and it is coming back on the inside!
We are all learning how to light a fire using a tinder stick. It was so lovely that a group of strangers just sits together, chatting, cooking and eating.
Here is the camp that the four of us made together. Great team work:- long sticks gathered, greenery for waterproofing and even some logs as furniture inside.
This is Anne pouring water on the camp, whilst my children are inside, to test to see how waterproof it is! Pat on the back for us, it was very waterproof and none of them got wet. Thanks for a great day care of the Wilderness Woods who invited us there to review the course and the wood for the website Kids In Sussex. The Wilderness Wood is really worth a visit. It is a completely safe, nuturing, yet exciting environment for children and adults to play in!!