Culture Shock…
Culture Shock…
/ January 17, 2020 0 COMMENTS
Returning to England after six years immediately brought with it both expected ...
Purse Strings…
/ June 28, 2012 0 COMMENTS
In my house or should I say, our house, money is a delicate subject.  Being British it is one of the taboos of conversation, in fact it should never be a subject of, or even brought up ...
What is God Doing?…
What is God Doing?…
/ June 27, 2012 0 COMMENTS
I have been researching some potential guests for my show and have happened upon a group of women who are furthering the Kingdom of God on earth.  My efforts pale against theirs and so ...
The Enigmatic Brit…
/ June 21, 2012 0 COMMENTS
We of British stock have an alluring air of mystery about us. Hubs read me a notice one day at the station warning litterers they would be fined and their, “Name and address could ...
Reunited in Heaven…
Reunited in Heaven…
/ June 13, 2012 0 COMMENTS
Last night our little group gathered Bronte style in the Lady Chapel of St. George’s. It was cool and dim, the urns with the ashes were on the altar. Behind the scenes hubs had ...
Joint Remains…
Joint Remains…
/ June 12, 2012 0 COMMENTS
My father died a little more than two years before my mother. His ashes were carried from Broadstairs to London by hubs, when he moved my mother into her flat, and took up residence in ...
Deeply Buried Topics of Conversation…
Deeply Buried Topics of Conversation…
/ June 11, 2012 0 COMMENTS
A small portion of my sojourn here in England has been taken up with the reverent disposal of my parents’ ashes. I say, ‘a small portion,’ because physically ...
Wildflower Poppies…
Wildflower Poppies…
/ June 5, 2012 0 COMMENTS
I found a beautiful bush with delicate flowers blooming along our road.  I could not resist them I had to stop and stare and marvel and smile at their ethereal loveliness. I ...
Would You Like to Buy Me a Cup of Tea?…
Would You Like to Buy Me a Cup of Tea?…
/ May 31, 2012 0 COMMENTS
We were in Portobello Road, experiencing the market without a million people. The road is really pretty when it can be seen without the heaving crowds and stalls of hawkers.   ...
One Hundred Churches in one Square Mile…
One Hundred Churches in one Square Mile…
/ May 28, 2012 0 COMMENTS
We have a wonderful little guide book to London entitled, I Never Knew That About London, by Christopher Winn. Hubs decided we would visit EC3 and tour some of the remaining 100 ...
The Saving of HG Wells…
/ April 24, 2012 0 COMMENTS
I am the historian of the family. I meticulously keep records, update photograph albums and save files onto thumb drives… In painful hindsight I didn’t do a very good job ...