Monthly Archives: August 2005
Dana is still a puppy at heart….
It is amazing what is practically on the doorstep here at Dalamory. Yesterday's adventure was a trip to Inverawe Smokery and Country Park. Highlights include: freshly baked scone, seeing a falcon up close, peaches in armagnac from the deli, and … Continue reading
Despite having been retired for five months it still feels as if Monday should be a Day Off. Come to think of it, why don't I have a Day Off anyway?
From the Magnificat of Reconciliation – Miryam of N azareth bt Ann Johnson You are the gentle one who reaches out in tenderness from age to age to caress with your hand the heads of those who bend their necks.With … Continue reading
The plumber arrived, the plumber left, the plumber arrived again, the plumber left again. However, in the interim he did do some of the jobs that needed to be done. We now have a happily working shower and gas hob. … Continue reading
Now is the plumber going to appear today or is he not?
Took my son to the podiatry clinic at the hospital yesterday. It turns out that the podiatrist was in his class at Hawick High School. I did enjoy seeing the expression on said son's face. He recovered quite quickly and … Continue reading
I watched the Michael Buerk rant about the feminisation of society last night. After dismissing apoplexy as an appropriate response I started to laugh at the whinge and bias of the programme. Poor men! They've only had it all to … Continue reading
God in your grace, transform the world…. is the theme of next year's Assembly of the World Council of Churches. Norman Shanks, a previous leader of the Iona Community is chairing the planning group. I am not surprised that he … Continue reading