Monthly Archives: April 2004
Oh dear – it is that time of year again. The usual Cuan car ferry is away for its annual refit. In its place we have a kind of push-me pull-you barge. Well, really it is a shout-at-me and shout-at-you … Continue reading
Not only is it possible to chat to people online (either by typing or by speaker/headphones link) – but you can also draw with people, via the whiteboard facility. It opens up a whole new means of communication. Not so … Continue reading
Today I have to drive around 60 miles to a meeting on the shores of Loch Fyne. We are gathering to talk about Mission in our Presbytery. People are coming from all directions, and in addition, we have a speaker who … Continue reading
We have a 9-hole golf course in Balvicar – very pretty and challenging. I scored 37 today. What a pity that was only for 3 holes.
The Editor of the Church of Scotland's magazine Life and Work claims that the publication has been given (yet another) new look. She refers to the “eyecatching new look….on the front cover…” The Moderator-Designate, Dr Alison Elliot is actually on the … Continue reading
The struggle of today has been about trying to format a spreadsheet. The detail does not much matter, but my frustration has highlighted how much I need to learn. Thankfully, there is some practice and course material coming via the … Continue reading
Dana has been accusing me with soulful eyes. Apparently I have not yet reported that her weigh-in at the vet's produced much amazement. She is 29.8 kilos. Spot on for a female retriever. Perhaps I need someone to put me … Continue reading
There is always more to learn – that is one of the greatest gems of wisdom that older people often acquire. I suppose I count as an older person now. (The concessionary travel pass proves it.) Anyway, I have enjoyed … Continue reading
I am impressed at the way the Church of Scotland is getting its online act together. For example, take a look at http://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/news/news-releases.htm – we do not have to wait long to get decent information nowadays. But – has anyone noticed … Continue reading
The wet weather encouraged me to finish the sweatshirt. I thought that Teddy would make a better model than me. Honestly, it does fit me.