Monthly Archives: August 2007
Misty is disappointed that I did not succumb to buying her a pink sweatshirt when I visited a pet supermarket at the weekend. She won’t stop going on about it. I have tried to explain that pink doesn’t go with … Continue reading
OK – so I did not exactly make a wish, but the other week I watched a young cleric all involved in a country wedding. I am not sure exactly how I felt: whimsical perchance? Or maybe it was a … Continue reading
A shower tray has appeared and is cemented into place. There are no workers visible though.
Another of those mornings when I wonder What is work? when one is retired. However, to be honest most of this morning’s telephone calls does qualify as work. It reminded me of how much there was to be done behind the scenes. … Continue reading
In case you are wondering I have long since finished the last of the Harry Potter books. And yes I did enjoy it! Have now finished Be near me by Andrew O’Hagan. One reviewer says that this is a book … Continue reading
Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you. Words for thought…..
In my days of studying comparative religions, I was much entranced by Taoism. This quote from Li Po gives a flavour of why. I take a bottle of wine and I go to drink it among the flowers. We are … Continue reading
Praise is due to our local authority regarding the rubbish tipped. (See 21/22 August posts.) They have already cleared away the unsightly and potentially dangerous mess. Well done Argyll and Bute.
Here is a really tricky one, and I should know as part of my degree was in Christian Ethics! I have been attending a slimming club since early February, which takes place in a village sixteen miles away. During that time … Continue reading