Category Archives: memory

Anniversary

We’ve just celebrated our fiftieth wedding anniversary with close family and lots of laughter. Great fun. And now for the next 50 … A ANNIVERSARY we came hand-in-hand down the aisle no idea that we would walk into campgrounds       a … Continue reading

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By Rote

As a child I learned a lot by rote, mostly poems, but they have all vanished with the years. Now I have trouble remembering the list of what I need to do today … A BY ROTE does it matter … Continue reading

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Things Forgotten

I’m sure we all have a drawer or cupboard where we dump things we don’t want to part with for one reason or another. I have a drawer where I put ‘things that I may need’, stuff ‘to be dealt … Continue reading

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An Orange In My Hand

I’ve been making Blackberry Marmalade using ordinary oranges: 2 cups of chopped rind (boil in 2 cups water, drain) add 2 tbspn lemon juice 2 cups defrosted blackberries 3 cup of sugar bring to the boil over medium heat, simmer … Continue reading

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Where Would I Go If It Were Yesterday?

I was having a nostalgic day recently, wondering about the past, dreaming of times long-gone, and … A WHERE WOULD I GO IF IT WERE YESTERDAY? which yesterday would I find                         if I sat child-like under a sway of fruit … Continue reading

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Where Did She Go?

Friends come and go in life, we’re close for a while then either one moves away or we go in different directions and barely keep in touch. I guess it happens to us all, but there’s often a sadness, a … Continue reading

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On The Loose

Where have I put my car keys? In the fridge? In the coffee-pot? Have they slid down the stairs and out the door? Did the cat stash them under a cushion (this has happened)? Have I put them in a … Continue reading

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