Archive for the Modern life Category

Woke Words, Wellies & Unsung Heroes

If words have their moment in history, the ‘woke’ word of May 2020 must be ‘Hero.’ The NHS and care homes are full of heroes selflessly endangering themselves for us. With ‘woke’ becoming the new word for ‘being aware’ of current issues, especially discrimination, I have to

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Reptiles, Reading and Re-scheduled birthdays…

I have no idea how it happened, but suddenly, I’m to be a septuagenarian. Though it sounds more like a prehistoric reptile or religious cult member, even by referencing my wrinkles or past Presbyterian allegiance, I cannot escape the fact I have arrived at my biblically allotted

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Avoiding Covid Craziness!

Stuck at home. Worrying? It’s tough, especially if you’re on your own. But unlike past epidemics, we have advantages. We know it’s cause (covid-19), and how it spreads (not divine thunderbolt or creeping miasmas). We also have the internet to reassure ourselves about friends and relatives without

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