I thought it would be so simple! (Well, not really, but simple enough..) My current phone has taken to closing down at random moments, and also making phantom calls – some of which were rather embarrassing – so the time had come…. Well, actually, it had come some time ago, but I was in denial.… Continue reading New possibilities and unexpected contacts….
He and his little sister were running round the park, in and out of the flower beds and the birds. “Look” he said as he stretched forward his head and bent up his arms “I’m a pigeon”.His younger sister squealed with laughter and copied him. They strutted round the park being pigeons, having a fantastically… Continue reading “Look at me, I’m a……”
Today, apart from walking around and appreciating the city in which I live, I also began to put furniture into the teeny-tiny house….the bathroom and kitchen now have their furniture, though all the dressing- soft furnishing, and stuff – still has to be worked out, sourced and put in place. But I am pleased with… Continue reading Little by little…
Today, I have spent part of the time making tiny things for the shop that I am building in 1/24th scale. Much painting needs to be done yet, and then I’ve got to think about, design and make the stock to go on the shelves. But so far, I’ve made these new shelves This… Continue reading Celebrating happiness
As I write this, I am listening to Hamlet on the radio. I have just written an essay on a very small part of that play – and as I listen, I realise afresh just how small a part – and how much I missed out. I think the essay was good enough (a few… Continue reading Listening, writing, and wondering what it is all about
Today, our folk who come in for lunch, games, general social involvement and such, were decorating the Christmas tree. Within a context, or at least supposedly, of thinking about potentiality and how it might be fulfilled, as an advent theme. The supposedly is because I was trying to talk about it, but what with one… Continue reading Unexpected Potential
The lift has been out of order recently. Apparently the door motor is not working. We are waiting for a part (a part arrived – the wrong part!) This is proving a deeply frustrating experience. Especially today when costumes for the group who are rehearsing on the top floor arrived. And needed to be transported.… Continue reading A lift, and the theology thereof…