Memories of Spring – by Robbie Cheadle #writephoto

This memory of Spring was written for Sue Vincent’s Thursday photo prompt – Spring #writephoto. You can join in by following this link:


In South Africa, Spring usually arrives with a bang. One day it is cold and the next day it is hot. Sometimes it is extremely hot and it is also usually very dry as the rains don’t start until the end of October. Spring is a time when I always want to do alterations to our home. There is something about Spring, with all the trees coming into bud and the flowers appearing that makes you feel hopeful and in the mood for change. During Spring, about five years ago, I got the urge to renovate our guest bathroom. It was a ridiculously huge room and a terrible waste of space. I wanted to convert it into a guest bedroom with an on suite, much smaller, bathroom.

I persuasively talked Terence into agreeing to this very necessary [in my opinion] but fairly expensive [in his opinion] alteration and the builders were called in. My Dad was managing the building project and the builders he employed to assist with the work needed to be paid at the end of each week. I have a limit on my bank account and can only withdraw a certain amount of cash each day. In order to ensure that I had enough cash available to make these weekly payments,  I got into the habit of popping into the local shopping centre and drawing some cash from the auto bank each day so that I would have enough to pay the builders at the end of the week.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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2 Responses to Memories of Spring – by Robbie Cheadle #writephoto

  1. Thank you for sharing, Sue.


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