A lost ritual In the 1950s, when I was growing up, we didn’t have such a thing as a clothes dryer. Our washing machine was a wringer washer and our clothes were hung to dry on the clothesline in any weather except rain. Then we had a wooden clothes horse, and our items were carefully … Continue reading A lost ritual!
I usually have a calendar hanging somewhere in my kitchen. I make notes on it, jot down birthdays and appointments. Even with all kinds of devices - iPad, phone, laptop - I have always taken comfort in writing things on the wall calendar, flipping over the page at the end of each month and enjoying … Continue reading Some reflections on 2020
Having lost my domain name of several decades and everything attached to it, I am starting over. Not happily! But nothing to be done about it. I’ve just retired - well 2 years ago really but it hardly seems possible - after 21 years in politics, raising a family, travelling a bit, working hard every … Continue reading Ok, lets give this a go!
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton