AboutThe life and thoughts of Freda Marshall, a retired Church of Scotland minister living amongst the mountains and glens of Argyll.
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Monthly Archives: October 2010
Tens of thousands of BT Broadband customers in Scotland, N. Ireland and the north of England have been without broadband yesterday and into today. What a palaver! First of all the broadband was intermittent yesterday, then at 8pm last night … Continue reading
This is just a hint of the atmosphere from yesterday’s walk. Taken by the other half on his iphone. Pretty good considering.
Sorry for being offline yesterday, there was a problem with the server. It did make me realise how often I am on the website, tinkering, posting and generally messing about; and of course the stats were down to near zero. … Continue reading
Thanks to Linda at A Slower Pace for pointing me in the direction of this article in an Oregan newspaper. The basic story is that a Portland physician, who received a small legacy from her mother, decided to give away … Continue reading
Just what is needed for a Monday…..
This is not really a book review – I haven’t yet finished the book in any case. It is more about age related problems. As you know, these last few weeks have been busy, and I have been a bit … Continue reading
I am worried for my country – and by this I mean the UK, rather than Scotland on its own. The way that cuts are targeted are inevitably going to hurt more for the vulnerable and marginalised than for those … Continue reading
Woke up this morning to a hard frost and bright sunshine. By the afternoon the temperature had risen to all of 4 degrees centigrade and the rain was near freezing. Never mind, ‘flu jab done and winter woolies are looked … Continue reading
This past week or so has been respite of a kind. The last month has been especially busy, so quality time to recover, regroup and read up on ideas and news seemed like a good idea. Every blogger needs a … Continue reading