Monthly Archives: December 2005
I suspect that most people of my age and generation spend the final hours of the old year thinking about people from days gone by. Today I am remembering my Mother’s ploy to get the Christmas spirit to last a … Continue reading
This is the New Look blog. Hope you like it. I am indebted to a friendly Geek. It was certainly time for the overly pink theme to be consigned to history. It appears that I am entering a more minimalist … Continue reading
One of my Christmas presents was a copy of Untold Stories by Alan Bennett. I haven't been able to put it down. Somehow I recognise all the characters in his autobiographical memoir lasting 127 pages, at the start of the … Continue reading
I was going to put a photo of my red amaryllis in full bloom. Then realised it would clash with the rest of the page……… perhaps the time is coming when I shall move on from such in-your-face pink………
Different view today – this little dear (OK deer) was spotted from the kitchen window yesterday. I have to confess to not being very well up on identification of species. Can anyone help? I think it is probably a roe … Continue reading
Yesterday was a beautiful Christmas Day in all sorts of ways. It was very moving to lead worship in two of the little churches near here. Numbers were swollen by holiday visitors and in one church it was standing room … Continue reading
Wishing you a peaceful and blessed Christmas. Dana-dog sends her greetings as well.
Christmas has arrived in the form of Son No 3 bearing many plastic bags. We are all pleased to see him and have duly given notice that he is in charge of livening up the pensioners in the household. The … Continue reading
When I was working in the parish, Christmas became a frenetic round of services, schools work, cards and visiting. This year I am taking services at two of the local churches and have been ready for several days. But I … Continue reading
You have probably seen the dancing hamsters– but they really cheered me up this week. It is better opened in Explorer, otherwise you need extra plug-ins for Firefox.Happy dancing!