9 March 2023
I am not who I was 20 years ago and to my eternal gratitude I am not who I was 40 years ago.
11 February 2023
I became an enthusiastic cook during my years on that small island off the coast of Nigeria and it was because I found myself up a creek without a paddle.
20 January 2023
Happiness is always there. You just have to choose to see it.
23 December 2022
I could see gulls wheeling and wheeling over the ocean and suddenly it was one of those moments when time seemed to crystallise…
16 November 2022
Sixteen or so years ago I accompanied my father on a visit to the undertakers. He wanted to finalise what he wanted done after he died.
31 October 2022
I have been having a very happy reading time. I am fortunate in having a nice library just down the hill.
22 October 2022
There is slight confusion, eating, all sorts of different happy and summer is coming!
6 October 2022
Now I am a bit embarrassed to admit that it was Queen Elizabeth’s death that made me think about this...
26 August 2022
I stepped out on the tarmac and felt this little burst of happiness. That should have surprised me because I really didn’t want to be there.
3 August 2022
I have been so fortunate in having family and friends that have been in my life a long time, that have stayed close, became closer, became teachers and guides.