Category Archive: Ponderings

Sticks and Stones

Sticks and Stones will break my bones but words will never hurt you This is what my mother would recite to me when children were unkind at school, or when my sister and… Continue reading


My memory has gone crazy of late, to be perfectly honest it has disappeared. Both my long-term and short-term memory have been bad, very bad. Thank goodness most of my interactions are on-line… Continue reading

The sea

Recently, whilst down south, I had a delightful excuse to visit the seaside. The temperature was in the early thirties centigrade and having explored the town I needed to cool off. Whilst I… Continue reading


So I’ve not written here in ages and I’ve been wondering why. Part of it is because I am starting a new wee project which has been taking up my time. Most of… Continue reading

He knows I love Mr Fox…

Today has been hard, the last few days have been hard… who am I kidding, the last few weeks have been hard.  No single reason, perhaps it is just my brain, or the… Continue reading


The past few days and next few to come are full of special anniversaries. January the first was my blogs second birthday AND my parents fortieth wedding anniversary. Today is the second anniversary… Continue reading

Virtual vrs Reality

One of the definitions I have found for the word Virtual is Existing in the mind, especially as a product of the imagination. Recently I have found myself living and interacting with people in… Continue reading

Driving Shoes

Last weekend I had a 288 mile journey ahead of me, which means one thing, driving in heels.  I find them most comfortable, and it means I don’t have to flex my ankle… Continue reading

You get what you need

I was doing a mundane thing today and the lyrics to the The Rolling Stones song, floated into my head. No, you can’t always get what you want But if you try sometime,… Continue reading

Not giving you up.

I just found this in my Drafts, written on 13 April 2011.. it made me giggle because it took me back to that moment in an instant.  I didn’t want to lose it,… Continue reading