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  • 18 May 2024

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    We are having elections in about two weeks’ time here and this time we mark thirty years since that first democratic election in 1994...

  • 7 May 2024

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    So here we are, May already and here by me it’s autumn! I so like this time of the year...

  • 14 April 2024

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    It seems impossible that it is already about twenty years ago that a bomb exploded in my life...

  • 25 March 2024

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    I think about what it is one can do in this world, for this world. Here I am living a good life. Sure, I have some tough stuff happening, who doesn’t?

  • 18 March 2024

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    This is a dish I enjoy very much! It has the kind of simplicity that is for me sometimes an absolute necessity...

  • 9 March 2024

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    Have you had times when it feels like things are clearer? I am experiencing that at the moment. Not that it is easier...

  • 27 February 2024

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    We like having a bowl of soup with toast or a sandwich for lunch these days and I love chickpeas: buttery and nutty and good for you!

  • 1 February 2024

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    And yes, this is a story about roses but really it is about making mistakes, getting it wrong. It was not my only mistake of the week...

  • 24 January 2024

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    I am treating myself and re-reading the novels of O. Douglas. Her name is Olivia Douglas (Anna Buchan) and she was the sister of John Buchan.

  • 13 January 2024

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    In a way we live such a quiet almost constrained life, but it seems to have been so busy and full...