Monthly Archives: January 2008
We are going to visit friends today so Misty has had a bath. She was smelling rather farmyard before it, but is now definitely a Johnson’s baby. You see the wife has been wanting a small dog for a few … Continue reading
Watched the DVD of Hairspray last night. In fact I was beguiled, bewitched, stirred with memories (yes of iron-firm hair but also of the civil rights movement in the 60s. And I wanted to dance and sing-a-long. Just as well … Continue reading
McDonald’s awarding A-levels? I can feel a rant coming on. The education boffins have gone crazy. They can’t keep one system in place for more than ten years at a time without fiddling with it, and their habit of turning … Continue reading
Sounds like the title of a book – indeed I think it is. Yesterday, after the church service I looked round at a goodly number of people who had stayed for tea and coffee, and enjoyed the buzz of friendliness. … Continue reading
The weather yesterday brought to mind the horizontal rain of the Western Isles. I never did get used to being blown sideways and battered with hail at the same time. The river has burst its banks and the ground is … Continue reading
When you get to the stage of moaning and groaning about a cold, you know it is on the mend!