Monthly Archives: June 2007
It is indeed fascinating to see the new extension taking shape. Yesterday, a velux window was installed in the roof. (Of the house, not the extension.) It is not yet letting light through to the bathroom underneath, but I am … Continue reading
Is it ageism that the BBC reports with glee that there are now five ministers under forty, instead of five over sixty? I am getting to the stage where I recognise the value in experience – especially that particular brand … Continue reading
So Gordon Brown really is our new Prime Minister. I don’t think I ever really believed it would happen. Perhaps I am now too cynical to hope that any politician can make much difference to the wrongs we live with. … Continue reading
If you want to live happily with your slimming club compatriates, do not eat baked potato and beans before class!
Thanks to Islandwriter’s blog for bringing this to my attention. Keep watching to the end! It is well worth it and raised a few chuckles to brighten the day. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube … Continue reading
Wimbledon starts today. Now it is not raining here. Does that mean it will be raining there?
Give me the ability to see good things in unexpected places and talents in unexpected people, And give me, O Lord, the grace to tell them so. Anon – found in Rochester Cathedral
Oh dear! I spoke too soon about everything being lovely. After a beautiful morning yesterday, Misty started to get very out of sorts…….she was kind of bristley and spooked. Then the heavens opened and it poured fit to bust. And … Continue reading
Yesterday was the summer solstice and therefore the longest day. Dalamory must have been one of the warmest places in Scotland as well: 24.5C and mainly sunny. When we moved here people gave dire warnings of the dreadful weather, but … Continue reading