Category Archives: Blog

Words one likes to hear

Fit, lively, trim, very good for her age . . . . . . No – not me, but the dog. She had her booster vaccination and check up today, which involved everybody kitting up in snow-boots, multi-layers and eskimo-style … Continue reading

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Losing my temper

It’s not often that I lose my temper. Today I lost it with an answering machine. You know . . . . .  the kind of electronic sorcery that directs the call, supposedly, to the right department?  That is they would … Continue reading

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Holding Post for information

Just to let you know that I have been tied up with moving Son #3 into his new, permanent home. It is great fun helping to set things up, but leaves little time for thinking about the wider world, Christmas, … Continue reading

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Dancing

Perhaps this post should be entitled Having Fun or Decadent Afternoon. In any case it was a new experience for me to go to a Tea Dance. To be honest it was all a bit of a rush, but turned … Continue reading

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Greetings

Birthday Greetings to Misty who is 9 years old this week. What a lot of fun we have had over the years, and let’s hope there are many more left. One of my friends has been trying to instil me … Continue reading

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Care Homes

One of the first things I did as a trainee Minister was to visit older people who were living in residential accommodation. I quickly found out that it could be depressing or uplifting in varying degrees, and often it seemed … Continue reading

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Christmas Pudding

Well it was her mum who called the littlest Grandie a Christmas Pudding. Anyway, I couldn’t resist this photo.

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Broadband

When it works all is well. Right now I am rushing to make an entry into my blog while the internet is up and running smoothly. Over the last few months we haven’t been able to rely on having a … Continue reading

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That was the week

This week has flown past with things happening every day. I used to laugh at the Oldies who claimed to be too busy to do things. Now I understand. The secret is to make the most of each day and … Continue reading

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Harvest Moon

It is so beautiful to see the moon clearly in Dalamory – mainly because it is quite rare. It was the monthly visit of A with the Library Van today. I get a lorry load of books to the door … Continue reading

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