Monthly Archives: July 2007


The Elder-blogging community (particularly in the States) has been getting in a state about ageism on the net. Facebook comes in for a great deal of criticism. See here….for an example. This has just come to my attention at the … Continue reading

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Good news and bad news

The good news, for me, is that there is no further sign of the mouse. The bad news, for the mouse, is that it has probably been eaten by the cat……… I hope.

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Help us to learn…

Help us to learn that goodness is stronger than evil; that love is stronger than hate; that life is stronger than darkness; that life is stronger than death; that victory is ours through your forgiving love. Desmond Tutu

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The evidence speaks for itself – Yeuch!

Picture the scene: one orange fuzzball cat, silent and still, intently watching one end of a bookcase in the hall. Then he purposefully moves to the other end of the same bookcase and again sits and sits. Him Behind the … Continue reading

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New name game

Son #1 directed me to a new site that searches the electoral role. According to statistics there are 60 Freda Marshall’s in the UK. Wonder where they all are and what they do? Will you resist checking your name?

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Great excitement today. Son #1 and entourage (that means Mrs #1 plus three little #1’s) are coming to visit. Our house is a bit small, so the visitors will be camping in the campervan overnight. It takes me back to … Continue reading

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The saga continues….

Look away now if you are fed up with hearing about computer operating problems. Today has been another bad technical day. At various times various mail programs were working, part-working or not working. Similarly for both browsers (Explorer and Firefox)….. … Continue reading

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Long distance jiggery pokery

Have spent much of today with my computer being controlled by BT in India…… at least so I presume from the accents. Despite the promises of help, neither the first operative nor her supervisor were able to sort out a … Continue reading

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Love is a place

love is a place and through this place of love move (with brightness of peace) all places. E.E. Cummings

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Falconry Day

This is a compilation from my falconry day last month. It has taken rather a long time to understand the new video programs. That was me with those birds! You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube … Continue reading

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