This Exhilarating State of Being…
This Exhilarating State of Being…
/ October 9, 2022 0 COMMENTS
Slowly God is returning my time to me and I’m faithfully loosening my grip. ...
Smelling the Ground Coming to Life…
Smelling the Ground Coming to Life…
/ September 13, 2022 0 COMMENTS
Texas’ weather is as unpredictable as England’s. This summer was no exception. Remembering 2011 – – our sons were living alone at Collins while we were in London ...
A Task and a Half at Malin Road…
A Task and a Half at Malin Road…
/ April 14, 2022 0 COMMENTS
At the beginning of 2020 Hubs and I travelled to England for a cultural break. It was January, no-one goes to England in the winter for the weather, and since London is my hometown and ...
The Visitor Never the Visited…
The Visitor Never the Visited…
/ April 7, 2022 0 COMMENTS
Once I graduated from college and left England to live in Texas my relationship with my Uncle was relegated to regular as clockwork cards on birthdays, Christmas and Easter. All simply ...
A Charmed and Magical Life….
A Charmed and Magical Life….
/ March 21, 2022 0 COMMENTS
One of our first stops when we returned from London was to go and visit our grand-daughters who live on a bird facility, owned by their parents, called Window to the Wild Theirs is a ...
My Uncle Tone…
My Uncle Tone…
/ February 25, 2022 0 COMMENTS
It had been 56 years since my Uncle Tony, Tone to his parents, bought his three-bedroomed house in Littlehampton. He had been a single man of 31, around the age of my children now, and ...
Interment…
Interment…
/ February 12, 2022 1 COMMENTS
My brother and I interred our late uncle’s ashes shortly before my six week visit to London ended. I took no photographs of the ceremony; ‘I wanted to stay focused’ I ...
Travel Angst…
Travel Angst…
/ January 14, 2022 0 COMMENTS
Travelling is a stressful pursuit. Especially when travelling involves an airport. Even more so when travelling internationally. Add in Covid 19 precautions and the stress factor goes ...
On the Way to Waco…
On the Way to Waco…
/ November 28, 2021 0 COMMENTS
Every year, after Thanksgiving, we take a trip to Waco. Homestead Heritage hold their annual Fair that week-end and for many years we’ve bought their beautifully crafted brooms, ...
Something Rotten at Footlights…
Something Rotten at Footlights…
/ May 7, 2021 0 COMMENTS
There was a smell in my bedroom. The weather had been wet, the windows closed, the heat on and I put it down to damp wood, or dusty corners; cat fur or lingering cooking smells; laundry ...
My Concealer is my Mask…
My Concealer is my Mask…
/ May 4, 2021 0 COMMENTS
This masking up has become a habit. Fourteen months ago all I could do was complain… “I can’t breathe.” “No-one can see my happy smile.” “My ...