Monthly Archives

May 2021
May 29, 2021

An Act of Mercy

An Act of Mercy               Word on the Week          29th May 2021. This year Betty and I became proud great grandparents!   Lily arrived in April.   She was well anticipated with plenty of photographs both inside and outside of her Mother’s womb.   Her arrival brought great joy to her father and mother and their respective families. Contrast […]

May 22, 2021

Isaac verses Ishmael

Isaac verses Ishmael                 Word on the Week          22nd May 2021. The latest instalment of the age-old conflict has been played out this week in the Middle East ending in an uneasy cease fire.   There was friction from the beginning between the two half-brothers and this has been carried on down through the centuries to this […]

May 15, 2021

Someone’s Hand in my Pocket

Someone’s Hand in my Pocket           Word on the Week           15th May 2021. There is the feeling that something is not right.   Perhaps the keys are gone!   It’s like someone has been in the house, nothing seems to have been taken but the uneasy feeling remains. Once upon a time there was a safe place […]

May 8, 2021

Independence – The Holy Grail

Independence – the Holy Grail           Word on the Week           8th May 2021. From the age when humans begin to crawl the quest for independence begins!   Later it becomes “I will manage on my own”.   And later still changes to the unspoken “I want my own way”! The current elections in Wales and Scotland are […]

May 1, 2021

Song of a Bird

Song of a Bird                            Word on the Week                    1st May 2021. The volume of birdsong has increased considerably since the mating season got under full swing.   The dawn chorus takes pride of place with the various species trying to out-sing each other.   There have been calm early mornings with virtually no wind to […]

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