Some great news and my garden…

I went to get some shopping earlier and as I came out of my gates I saw that my neighbour’s gate next to mine is gone. Yes, gone!!!! The gate is gone!!!!!!!! I laughed out loud. I felt such relief. I also confess to some pleasure that the miserable spirit that was so determined toContinue reading “Some great news and my garden…”

My neighbours, Mike, and Quay Living…

I have decided that these people cannot rent space in my head anymore. My neighbours’ windchimes are making a din and quite frankly I can’t bear it, I will be buying headphones. I can’t let myself become ill because of them. I don’t like to do this because I love birdsong, although they ended that.Continue reading “My neighbours, Mike, and Quay Living…”

The Six Nations…

I have spent today urging people to sign a petition, answering questions and statements made about the proposed changes to our hospitals that were so convoluted that I could barely believe them, and have had everything mansplained to me several times. It happens, but not as frequently as today. I am looking forward to theContinue reading “The Six Nations…”

Not so good Saturday…

Yesterday evening, my daughter said something unkind to me. My whole being seemed to shrink and my purpose in life wobbled for a while. The people we love can hurt us in places other people cannot reach. The love that binds us feels the knife of words deeply, forgives easily, but the wound can sinkContinue reading “Not so good Saturday…”

On becoming defacto leader of the campaign to save our hospital…

I wrote a letter to the Prime Minister. As a person, he intrigues me. Highly intelligent, lots of subjects to talk about. As a politician, he represents nothing I value. But the hospital needs saving. I not only needed to be nice to him, I complimented him to help him see our point of viewContinue reading “On becoming defacto leader of the campaign to save our hospital…”