Monthly Archives: October 2004
As October disappears for another year, it is no longer possible to pretend that it is autumn. Or is it? The colours in the trees have suddenly decided to make a spectacular statement. The trees, hedgerows and grasses all join … Continue reading
OK – so I am not as used to a house full of young people as once I was. And yes it is lovely to see (and hear) everyone. The most amazing thing is that I no longer respond to … Continue reading
Headlines on Yahoo News are all about the stormy weather disrupting travel, particularly by sea. It is strange to think that the Calmac Scottish ferries can be delayed or cancelled many times a year – and it rarely even reaches … Continue reading
Whilst on the telephone this morning, I looked out of my study window to see a small deer running through the field. Funny how a sight like that can lift the heart. Makes me remember a poem I used to know … Continue reading
It seems no time at all since I bundled four children, two dogs and all their paraphernalia into the car to go and visit grandparents. This week we are looking forward to a visit from three of our grandchildren (and … Continue reading
I hate to admit it, but I used to make mock at everything Saga: holidays, discounts, action for older people….. Now I look forward to reading the magazine each month.Of course it helps that they seem to have lowered the … Continue reading
Brother Lawrence was a 17th century monk who specialised in being close to God in the everyday. His writings are a source of inspiration to countless busy people today. The time of business does not with me differfrom the time … Continue reading
Faith is often nothing more than a series of doubts vanquished by love. Michel Quoist
The question is – does the motorcaravan need its own resident teddy?
The mystery of the strange noises emanating from the study is solved. Grandpa was playing with 2yr old grandson's new birthday present.An electronic car console with appropriate noises. The other strange noise was said Grandpa chuckling.