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: November 2011
This is a wonderful film to watch with children I should imagine. OK I confess, HBTW and I watched it on our own. Who needs mindless violence, gratuitous sex and dialogue you can’t understand when you can have an adventure … Continue reading
It is Misty’s birthday today; she is 6 years old. Yes, we did sing Happy Birthday to her and she enjoyed it very much. She gives us enormous pleasure and devotion and makes us laugh constantly. This is a photo … Continue reading
Nicholas Sparks is on top form with this 2006 novel which explores relationships in his typically quirky and individual style. Not unexpected from a writer who has given us The Notebook and Message in a Bottle. The hero is a … Continue reading
Thanks to Schmidleysscribbling for this cartoon:
An imaginative Hallelujah Chorus
We’re being lulled into thinking winter is a long way away. Yes, the nights are dark by half-past four, but the temperature outside hovers from 9C to 14C – and the grass is still growing. HBTW cut the back grass … Continue reading
My new dancing shoes arrived in the post today and thankfully they fit perfectly. As to whether they are magic shoes that will help me to dance better, I cannot say. Tomorrow night will tell. There is one slight problem, … Continue reading
Bertie is a new member of our wider family. He and his companion adult are coming to stay over Christmas. He looks beautiful, let’s hope he and Misty get on.
A sprightly 60-year-old woman was walking along 5th Avenue when she heard a voice from above: “You will live to be 100.” She looked around but didn’t see anyone. Again she heard the voice: “You will live to be 100.” … Continue reading