Monthly Archives: June 2011

Meeting of Minds


The cafe was unusually crowded. Sharing tables was a must and there was little room to read a paper. Never mind, a nice plate of sausages and eggs makes up for most discomforts and a sip of coffee soon put my … Continue reading

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When and Why


“Why” is a very useful word. It opens many doors in the mind and it’s easy to spell so there’s another  benefit. First, though tends to come “When”. “When can we go out to play, have a cake, arrive at grannies , get … Continue reading

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Silent bravery


I have an aunt who is 95 or 96. I’m not sure which and it’s rude to ask a ladies age. Recently she had an operation on her left eye to remove a cataract. The operation on her right eye … Continue reading

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There is a Flower in the Garden


We live in rented accommodation. This has its good and bad sides. One of the interesting sides is that you don’t know the history of the garden or it’s plants. At  the last property we didn’t have one and in this … Continue reading

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The Implications of Dating


Ok, It’s been a little time since I’ve been on one but lying in bed I was struck by one of the hidden truths behind this activity. Some of you may have guessed that I’m not a natural smoothy, and the … Continue reading

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Dawn Reflections


You know those days when you get up really early and the world is still asleep. Like a visitor in your own locality, you walk across familiar paths  watching the dawn mist rise up to reveal a fresh but still familiar view to you’re wondering eyes.   Each step … Continue reading

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Exersise


An occasional glance in the mirror sometimes reveals that not everything about me is in the best state of repair. A fondness for those little snacks which make life bearable has possibly grown the six pack to a 10.5 pack, or … Continue reading

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Sometimes


Sitting in a cafe recently with a coffee and my newspaper I glanced around myself to check the lie of the land before I began reading.  My eye was caught by some old boy also sitting on his own. His … Continue reading

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