Some of you may have remarked that my life has been somewhat lively since last August when I celebrated my Croning. Things are changing and the only reason for change is: lessons to be learned. You may remember that my old pent made it known that it needed to be elsewhere, around the time that … More Possessions lessons
I have a problem. I want to write my memoirs but I am such a strange character that if you put me in a book, I’d be overdrawn. Thing is, y’ see, that I do things that “normal” people don’t. Ask a usual Joe if he wants to go up in a helicopter and “have … More No, really?
Hello Gang. Here I am back from my usual three-year drama-trauma hospitalization. Neither I nor the specialists have any idea how or why it happened but I suddenly had a “cardiac incident” which isn’t a heart attack but rather unpleasant. My blood pressure and pulse went through the roof causing oxygen deficiency in my brain, … More I’m back…
… is my end (T.S. Elliott) I wasn’t going to make a big song and dance about my recent dementia diagnosis but everyone has been so very kind and lovely that I had to write a BIG thank you note. In case anyone missed it, my brain is deteriorating rapidly and my last MRI scan … More In my beginning…
I’m an inveterate “wave-and-smile”er at people. This is because around here I usually know most of them and they certainly know me. So it has become a habit to grin and raise a paw at anyone on the road who nods, smiles or acknowledges me. Yesterday I waved madly at what I thought was a … More Known to the Authorities
eugene_delacroix_-la_liberte_guidant_le_peuple [COUNTABLE] a sudden or major change, especially in ideas or methods Last year I came up with the idea of “wisholutions” to avoid the feeling of remorse when breaking “resolutions”. Now I’ve changed my mind again and decided that “wisholutions” are wishy-washy. Do or not do, there is no “try”. To this end, I … More New Year’s REVOLUTION
That is the Solstice over and as far as I’m concerned the next year has started. It’s traditional to look back and compare, rejoice and/or weep. OK, to be fair 2016 wasn’t exactly the worst year I’ve had in my life, in that I didn’t end up in hospital, and still have all the bits … More Must avoid…..
She has never been very fond of the new camping car, Vanner. She preferred the old home-made conversion of a Renault Traffic which she called Myfanwe (MY van oui?) Nanny Ab is called that by Missy even though she is not a blood relative, only a mentor and guide all her life. The woman known … More A Nanny Sandwich
Nanny Ab is on her travels again. In the early hours of Thursday morning she gave thanks for her membership of a secret society. She wouldn’t dream of rolling up a trouser leg as it would expose her varicose veins, with which the other sisters agree, They don’t have secret signs or symbols but seem … More THE INTERNATIONAL GRAN LODGE
I get a lot of inspiration from FB and this week it has all been on the above theme. I think I shocked a few people when I answered one of those silly questionnaires which included: How many pregnancies ? (in my case 3) and How many children? (none) Most people know I have no kids but didn’t … More Family