What makes a good weekend?

What makes a good weekend? When we were children the first couple of hours at school were occupied with writing our ‘news.’ Even just saying that conjures up the smell of the green lined jotter. We had to write at least a page and a half describing what we had done over the weekend and... Read more »
August 1, 2016

It’s still good

It’s still good   Perhaps it was a self fulfilling prophecy as my friend suggested. It was increasingly apparent from the growing patch in the corner of our bathroom that there was a problem somewhere above. I had scrutinised it from below and concluded that something was seriously amiss with one of the... Read more »
May 30, 2016

Stage fright

Stage fright Why stand trembling in the wings……they are mere humans? One of the churches I attended as a child was extremely austere. On a Sunday morning I would sit there in the silence on benches that only a Christian would have designed. They had a back rest and years of shiny... Read more »
February 10, 2016

Let go

Let go   No, not the song that has burrowed like a worm into your brain. In 1988 we took a trip to Canada for a late summer break, we covered most of Ontario in the 15 days we had available, Debbie Gibson was my holiday companion that year, she sang happily... Read more »
December 1, 2015

Believe it

Believe it   You can do it! I am a third generation house renovator. My grandfather bought two cottages and made them into a family home at a time when that was completely unknown; he added extentions and built outhouses and a garage, my gran still lives in that house and has... Read more »
October 19, 2015