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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There have been several phone calls from anxious friends asking if I am ok. Given the lack of stories on my blog, it’s not surprising. To be honest, if I had managed to post anything it would have tended to … Continue reading
My sudden disappearance has been due to a rather nasty lurgy – one of those viruses that does the rounds. Unfortunately it has hit me very hard for the last couple of weeks and I am only just beginning to … Continue reading
When you see a sight like this from the window, you just have to rush off and get a camera to try and capture the moment. Of course the image itself is but a shadow of the illuminated sky, but … Continue reading
It was my 6-weekly visit to the hairdresser today. This time for “foils” which is when a little extra colour help is applied. I also get a couple of shampoos and a cut and bow-dry. In other words a couple … Continue reading
In between various other things that have been happening, I have been watching live video from the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. Believe it or not, I cannot exactly remember how many of these gatherings I have attended in … Continue reading
This is a photo I received by email this morning. A wonderful way to share in the enjoyment of friends. Many thanks to you know who you are.
As you may have guessed we have been away doing a tour again – visiting Son #2 and having a trip round the Moray Coast. It is not called the Sunshine Coast for nothing. Had a brilliant time apart from … Continue reading
Watched a TV documentary on Andy Scott’s Kelpies. A magnificent project involving many hundreds of people. Definitely on the list to visit the Helix complex now it is completed. There is something special about a work of art that becomes … Continue reading
Where memories go is part autobiography, part memoir, part biography and part social comment. Sally Magnusson is clear in attributing her siblings, children and relatives with the positive way the whole family managed the illness of Mamie Magnusson, her mother. … Continue reading