Learning about creativity and love from an unusual source.
Not to the swift
Running 10K is a dawdle, isn’t it?
Poems and Punkah
Grandmother: “How do you like to go up in a swing, up in the air so blue?” Me, pulling and repeating: “How do you like to go up in a swing, up in the air so blue?” Grandmother: “Oh I do think it the pleasantest thing ever a child can do.” Me: “Oh I do… Continue reading Poems and Punkah
Living in Limbo
I can find the Christmas plates, but not the base to the kettle. I can find my Grandmother’s jewellery, but not my socks. I can find 36 boxes of books, but two slow cookers have gone missing. Taking the paper off cherished and almost-thrown-out possessions – an unknown packer treated all items of equal importance..… Continue reading Living in Limbo
Apples — Part One
With many thanks to Helmut and Christel for sharing this information. What’s the connection between apples and your local Council? Plenty, if you happen to live in Rheinstetten, Germany. Our friend Helmut has a buddy-buddy relationship with his town council – a very forward thinking lot, those people. Their public land is dotted with apple… Continue reading Apples — Part One
A Community of Tasters
Maybe it’s my sheer joy in any aspect of Community that warms my heart and blossoms into a greater humanity than the sum of the individuals taking part. Or maybe it’s sheer under-confidence in my cooking. Whatever the reason, I do like sharing the things I cook. So, whenever a new recipe emerges I snuffle… Continue reading A Community of Tasters
I’d rather be Quilting
Tap into the wealth of ideas from your nearest and dearest. Whee! Just back from a jaw-droppingly amazing Family Reunion in Florida. Six of us brothers and sisters, talking and talking. More next month when the photos get sorted. For now, let me introduce my younger sister Vicki. She’s the sixth and last child in… Continue reading I’d rather be Quilting