A blog is not a one-way street – so why not let me hear your ideas

Hello readers everywhere, and it does appear I have readers not just all over the country, but around the world as well. I do intend to get at least one post up every day, even though I did fail yesterday but hopefully I can catch up with two today or tomorrow. As you know IContinue reading “A blog is not a one-way street – so why not let me hear your ideas”

Six small steps to take you on the journey of a lifetime – or further

WHO AM I? A question many of us will have asked in our lifetime and we will have given ourselves many answers: son, father, socialist; mother, aunt, republican; daughter, teacher, royalist; grandfather, preacher, poet. There may be other roles we do not recognise ourselves playing. On the other hand we may know more about ourContinue reading “Six small steps to take you on the journey of a lifetime – or further”

My final farewell to a wonderful grandfather

The news of my grandfather’s death was a shock but after 10 minutes sitting quietly in Tony’s office I had composed myself. He had given me that time to let it sink in before returning. I told him I needed to call my parents to find out the arrangements for the funeral and said IContinue reading “My final farewell to a wonderful grandfather”