Monthly Archives: December 2016

2017

I would love to wish you all a traditional Happy New Year but … After the appalling events of 2016,  globally and domestically, it would be such a relief if  I could believe that things will improve in the near future. … Continue reading

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Weather

Yesterday was a rare December day. People left their coats and sweaters at home and smiled at strangers. Under a blue sky the warm sun dimmed Christmas lights to mere pinpricks. We attended a memorial service for a friend in … Continue reading

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Seasonal Compliments

Merry Christmas ans Happy New Year to all my readers My wish for you is that you have time to sit back and read some good books, raise a glass of your favourite tipple, nibble your seasonal treats and make … Continue reading

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Salvation

It’s times like this, when the temperatures are in the minus range and an arctic wind sweeps down from the polar region that those of us who have a roof over our heads, enough food in the cupboard and, for … Continue reading

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‘A Life Whisperer’

The Final Summit by Andy Andrews, I don’t know why I picked up this book from the library shelf – perhaps it was the cover showing three pennies and a feather? When I began to read it I wondered all … Continue reading

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Time for a (short) breath

Another year is racing to its close. The breathless stress of Thanksgiving turkey – will it be cooked? – overdone? – pink in the middle? – is successfully behind us. Just in time to draw breath and start all over again … Continue reading

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