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: January 2012
It is good to be back in blogland again. The last week or two have been an enforced rest, courtesy of power cuts, email cuts and blog-hosting problems. It is strange how unsettling it has felt, and now that all … Continue reading
We had another power cut yesterday – 10 hours in total; that is the ninth significant outage this winter. It was less stressful than previously because I was enjoying Annabel Pitcher’s debut novel – My Sister Lives on the Mantlepiece. … Continue reading
Today it is dull, dark, damp and cold…….. despite winter’s dismal try to make us feel that we are going further and further into the wintry mire, I can sense that we are turning the corner towards the hope of … Continue reading
Misty looks as if she is saying – I enjoyed opening the present but I’m not so sure about wearing it!
Hereafter is proof that I tend to disagree with film critics on whether or not a film rates highly or not. The advantage to that, is that I sat down to watch the film without too much anticipation, though it … Continue reading
It’s been a strange old week – yet more power cuts. I’m afraid it has led to some grumpiness, more from me than HBTW. I really am grateful for the quality of life we have in Scotland, but not having … Continue reading
As I start to pack away the Fontanini Nativity for another year, I thought you might like to see the one over at Rev Elizabeth – see here.