25th February 2022 Which one came first, the chicken or the egg? Brushing off the porch this morning I was mulling over what Grant and I had just been talking about and a song popped into my head: "If I ruled the world" If I ruled the world Every day would be the first day … Continue reading Chicken or egg?
1st June 2021 Yesterday I mentioned a lady who was afraid of birds. She was a close friend of my mother. They endured WW2 together in London, though I hardly heard either of them speak of it. Her name was May Petrie. My brother and I called her Aunty May. She always looked very smart, … Continue reading Remembering May
0700/19th March 2021 or 1200 according to my confused camera Throughout the night, it howled and moaned and roared like a great lumbering beast in its death throws. It rattled the windows, whistling through all available cracks, clattering the porch furniture and creating a veritable symphony among the wind chimes. Suddenly, mid-morning it stopped dead, … Continue reading Wind
It's just as well Mr. Katz has given up writing about dogs, because I have had to give up reading about animals and I couldn't not read another by Jon Katz! It's hard, having a large number of animals, because you need to be always half prepared for one of them to pass on. One … Continue reading Strange bequest
Yesterday as I played with the editing of my tree photograph I couldn't decide which look I preferred. Then when I drew my curtains this morning, it was like "oh, it's Winter again!" That is something I wasn't expecting, but it is only March and what's a bit more snow? Suits me. Yesterday was so … Continue reading Memorials