I turned 41 this weekend. How did that happen? The funny thing about that question is that the assumption you probably made when you read it is that I am in denial about my age, that, perhaps, I am going to rail against aging and bemoan the youth that is lost.. etc. etc. I will not… Read More 41 – Just another number?
Stories are funny things, ethereal and yet eerily concrete, fact-laden and yet totally open to interpretation, to shifts in perspective and the softening of time. My story begins in an Edinburgh hospital, the welcomed, loved daughter of an Army officer and a Scottish speech therapist. My story begins with a christening gown and a promise made in an ancient church. My story begins with a “normal” childhood…… Read More A Story in Stages – Part 1
Spring has sprung and launched headlong in to what appears to be, at this point, a pretty soggy and humid summer. This may seem irrelevant in the face of day to day business, but when you, like me, are at least two months behind in planting your garden, it is a God-send. You see, this… Read More Community Gardening… or playing in the mud for grown-ups!