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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The Birthday Month is nearly over again – in fact the birth date itself has long gone. Here are some of the Treats in the past nine days. Picnic by the Crinan Canal looking at the buds nearly ready to … Continue reading
Today’s Birthday Month Treat was a trip to the beach. You can see the happiness on the faces of both Misty and HBTW. The beach wasn’t exactly busy either. And the day was all the better for being in the … Continue reading
Now you can see Misty’s face. Her groomer came this morning and parked outside in the mobile salon. I’ve included before and after photos so you can see the difference. This is a real Birthday Month Treat.
Yep – an hour of sunshine and these beauties opened up! Planted in hope last November and here they are showing that Spring really will come again.
These are the treat of the week. It’s ages since I have had the pleasure of watching and smelling freesias open in a bouquet. Unlike my Mother I enjoy having cut flowers in the house. She used to say she … Continue reading
Going the rounds on the internet at the moment – some observations on food. EATING IN THE UK IN THE FIFTIES consider that: Pasta had not been invented. Curry was a surname. A takeaway was a mathematical problem. A pizza … Continue reading
Doing some routine paperclog this morning set me to musing on work-space and the joys of having a study. For me, that is a whole treat in itself and more than qualifies as a Birthday Month pleasure. Way back in … Continue reading
One of the pleasures of the 2:5 eating plan is that on five days of the week no foods (within reason) are off limits. Since I started this new way of eating eleven months ago I have lost 15 kilos … Continue reading
Woke up this morning to discover that the snow was lying. Usually by March we are starting to have better days, but this year just goes on colder and colder. You can see the loss of the Honeysuckle Trellis and … Continue reading