I am writing this because I am awake in the middle of the night and, not for the first time, I cannot get Brexit out of my head. It is something that feels all consuming, and like some form of … Continue reading Brexit: away from the nebula
My youngest son sent me off on a historical quest this morning. He wanted to go into the attic for something or other so I thought that while we are up there I would have a look for a photo … Continue reading An Act Of Remembrance 100 Years On
Photo: Our lovely holiday home in Denmark on the night of a full moon. This coming weekend is my least favourite of the entire year. I would not say that I treat its arrival with dread, but it is one … Continue reading The Holiday Ripple Effect
As is often the case I feel the need to write something, although on this occasion I am less sure how this one is going to pan out. I have a number of things running round in my head this … Continue reading Keeping in Touch
Booze! The vast majority of people my age have some sort of relationship with it, or have had at some point in the past I imagine. This may not always be negative, after all relationships are positive things too. However, … Continue reading Booze!
Photo: Sunrise over the lake at Bad Segeberg in Northern Germany. I did a wonderful early morning walk with my brother-in-law around the lake when we talked about many things, including his experiences as a runner. The picture reminds me of … Continue reading Holiday Changes
Photo: My Mother and Me, Penrith (Cumbria) 1974. Today, 20th July 2018, marks the thirtieth anniversary of the death of my Mother. It is a date that I keep in my diary every year; and I must admit that some … Continue reading Being There: Remembering My Mother 30 Years On