Monthly Archives: December 2004
Bought this for Him Behind the Wheel – guess who is currently trying to make sense of it. Tracing the ancestors is not as easy as the TV programmes make it seem. Absorbing nonetheless. The only way to deal … Continue reading
The last day of 2004……. feels as if I should say something significant. It has been a difficult year for me healthwise. It is not easy to accept that the passing of the years is taking its toll. The answer … Continue reading
I have to ask the question – why oh why do terrorists have to continue their regime of fear, intimidation and violence in the face of the human tragedies that surround us day by day? It makes me so angry.
The cat took exception to my new elephant brooch. I don't know why. Unless it is because it sparkles and catches his attention. He has the habit of draping himself all over me so perhaps it catches the whiskers on … Continue reading
It has been a Christmas holiday of disasters for so many people, and like many others, my mind cannot take it all in. The Asian Earthquake and consequent tsunamis have devastated so much. We have just heard of friends who … Continue reading
Dogs have a much better attitude to post Christmas stress disorder than humans. They merely worry the toy till the jingle has gone.
I always used to think that Boxing Day was an apt term for the day after Christmas Day. It was the day when my extended family nearly came to blows……over how many ways to use up a turkey, or whose … Continue reading
What is the magic of Christmas? It's not like the songs say…..chestnuts round an open fire (they spit and get burnt and give you indigestion). It's not all the touchy-feely family thing….. there's too much bickering and tiredness for that. … Continue reading
I shall be going to church away from home this year. It is my turn to listen to the Christmas stories and allow myself to be transported by sight, sound and fellowship. Thank you to all those who make this … Continue reading