Category Archives: autobiography

Some Kind of Luck

There are days when I wonder if I shouldn’t have stayed in bed, days when the rice catches on the bottom of the pot, I trip over a shoelace, cut my finger while slicing onions … sound familiar? SOME KIND … Continue reading

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The Prose of my Life

I spent time over Christmas detailing my genealogy, digging out dates and places, with one of my sons. Which, of course, set me looking back and remembering. The result is a potted autobiography, great fun to write … A A … Continue reading

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Riding a bike for the first time for forty years

Not a bike to boast about, it had one speed: forward. To stop I back-peddled. But hey! it was a bike, no one was looking, and every downhill minute was wonderful. RIDING A BIKE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FORTY … Continue reading

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Rocket Science

August 17/11 This is for people like me who stumble and swear when introduced to new computer programs, as in setting up this blog. ROCKET SCIENCE                             … Continue reading

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Ode to a Scots Breakfast

August 10, 2011 There are those who love porridge, and there are those who don’t. Guess where I come in! ODE TO A SCOTS BREAKFAST                               … Continue reading

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A Tangled Life

August 5, 2011 Some of us have crazy relatives! Try this one for size. A TANGLED LIFE my grandmother’s mother drank puddle water flavoured with anise gathered stories on Mondays laundered them in blue ink used witch-hazel to cure books … Continue reading

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