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Sunday walk is the best day in his book. Few days before that, seafront is off limits to us because of the strong winds. Having the freedom to walk there again made him really happy!

Living Arrows

A Girl's Face

I have forgotten how to draw a girl specifically a girl's face. It use to be that I can draw a face fast but nowadays I am struggling. The whole week I am trying to draw girl's faces. When I held the pencil it felt so strange. My first reaction was fear. I have been drawing girls as long as I can remember. As a child, as a tween, teenager, up until few years ago. So when I cant draw a face I got scared that I have forgotten how to. I dont want to forget. I need to draw more. More than ever as I am getting older. 

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There are changes happening inside of me. I need a new contact lens. The one that is varifocal probably. I am gaining weight at a rapid rate so its safe to say my metabolism already left. Meaning I am getting old(er). Meaning its...

Its my birthday! 

I would want to wish for somethings (going home, finally having a separation, going home) but I know they wont come true so I wont bother. That magazine in my instagram account is the only gift that I can afford at the moment so I will enjoy reading that.

Its a sad and lonely birthday like the rest of my birthdays here in the UK but I guess a birthday is better than ...

This year has not been easy. Its dark and evil and tiring. You wouldnt imagine whats going inside our house, more so inside my mind. But thanks to my friends who balances the darkness with goodness. 


The Reading Residence

Two Thumbs Up!

The billboards has been sorted and we can finally do the photo shoot for the pen competition where my son is a finalist of. The billboard is a few minutes away from Bedminster Train Station. Few meters away from the billboard my son stopped and gasped. Seeing your work up on a massive wall can be overwhelming. So much more with kids! He jumped up and down too.

We met up with the Simon the photographer and he took some photos.

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Highs And Lows

The week started with us readying for school. Last minute ironing of uniforms and trying everything again if clothes and shoes still fit.

And then school!

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Silver Lining

There is one good thing that came up with the problem with my husband, people who supports me no matter what.

I have found a tribe of Moms, fellow bloggers and friends who are staying with me and my son through our journey here.

I always feel alone before especially when I asked help from authorities who I thought will support me with ending my marriage. They did not help at all. But the friends that I have gained along the way did and still is helping me find my way.

Recently my son has won as a finalist in a competition and the blogging community (in addition to the Moms from my son's school) helped me in spreading the news about it.

I know, I know that we will not win the voting competition but I just want to see as to how far we can go. And I am so touch on how people are doing their best to help my son gain votes.

I know that they are there to help but I just felt everyone's presence when they went out of their way to help me.

The support from fellow females are amazing. I feel stronger. The support that I felt is not just about the competition but more about my life in general. How can I have doubted them? I am just trying to get my mind around the support I am getting.

To everyone, I can never thank you enough but THANK YOU!


~glimmer of hope~

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I am a daughter, a sister, wife and a mother! I have a son, Sebastian who is born 2010. I am from the Philippines now living here in the UK. This blog is a place where I rant and rave and share pieces of me!

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