The prodigal’s return after playing ‘poo sticks’ with a new prickly pal

Gone (for a while) but hopefully not forgotten. Unlike the Prodigal Son I have not frittered away my time or money, I have just been taking a break from cerebral activity and spending more time on manual work in the garden. I’ve also been making friends with a rather prickly chap who began to makeContinue reading “The prodigal’s return after playing ‘poo sticks’ with a new prickly pal”

A brand New Year and a new me? We’ll just have to wait and see

It’s now 2022 – not 1 January but 2 January. So why am I starting a day later than most to set my plans for the New Year? Because many of us wake up on New Year’s Day with a determination to GET THINGS DONE. Mind you, if we shout it out loud like thatContinue reading “A brand New Year and a new me? We’ll just have to wait and see”

It’s the little things in life that make you smile

There are times when you can feel down; or feel sorry for yourself; or just feel angry about something you can do nothing about. I’ve been through all three today and it took the smallest of incidents to cheer me up. It was the delivery of . . . Well let’s just wait a momentContinue reading “It’s the little things in life that make you smile”