Spring is hands down, without a doubt, 100% my favourite time of year. To me it signifies new beginnings, fresh flowers and the start of longer days hinting at the summer. My birthday is in spring and so is a lot of my families birthdays - that means catch ups and celebrations. (Most likely virtual again but I'll take virtual over none).
Our Daisy Chains Range is perfect for Springtime.
Last year (2020) as Spring approached, there was a hint of hope that the COVID-19 pandemic might be somewhat under control and we were starting to plan our summer get togethers. It was short lived, but we got a little.
This year (2021), it feels the same. Lockdowns and COVID but somehow different. It seems there is a little more hope with the vaccination rate and the possibility of lockdowns ending (again). For me (and many others) I have taken this year one day at a time, slowed right down and really taken time to "smell the flowers". I have felt anger, sadness and overwhelm but also happiness, contentment and joy in little things.
As Springs blooms, I see more hope. For every business that has had to shut its doors, I see another one that has changed for the better, or another one started up by someone who was forced to leave their pre-covid job. I see businesses giving back to the community and I see people changing the direction of their lives for the better because they have realised when their old way of life has been taken away, a new one has emerged. One they seem to love more.
And whilst I know the world seems a little broken right now, Spring somehow gives me a sense of new beginnings and hope see the good things coming.