Category Archives: Things that don’t fit anywhere else

The Pleasure Report. Week 27. The EVERYTHING CHANGED edition.

Week 27 in the year of pleasure….past the half way mark. The Pleasure Fifty one points, seventy two last week And a 25:1 pleasure to pain ratio A selection of the pleasure New life I have a fern. I think it’s really quite spectacular and grows with what seems like wild abandon, despite me being […]

Ballet Hoo was a right ballyhoo!

Looking pretty good after seven hours in the car! I thought today this blog would be bursting at the seams, flowing over with warmth and joy at the groundbreaking event I’d witnessed last night.  I thought I’d be painting a picture of hope for the future of youth and absolutely brimming with inspirational and so […]

Fresh perspective

I was blogging on the other day about how do you remember your soul in times when everything’s going horribly wrong, (see 17th September post Take a Minute). I wondered, when things are going wrong and you’re tense and it’s easiest just to allow yourself to react, and much, much harder to take a minute […]

Going Public Today

Hello! I’m going public with my blog today.  Just when I thought I was the only blogger in the village, Radio 4 no less, do a programme on bloggers this very week and put me right in my nearly mainstream place. A warm warm welcome to you.  Have a look around, make yourself feel at […]

The dusting fish!

My wee man has been helping out this summer.  Doing jobs to boost his pocket money…good lad! I love the help but miles better than that by far, is hearing about how he sees things.  Take the dusting fish for example.   He says dusting turns him into a fish.  Pardon? You know the memory and […]