My 6 monthly neurologist check-up is next week and as always I am sinking into periods of deep reflection and analysis as I try to establish in my mind how best to approach the meeting. It is probably the highlight of every 6 months in my life and I have to extract the most that […]
In the early days of our partnership, Ivan was the speedy one, particularly in the kitchen. He could rustle up a beautiful meal in the time it took me to slice an onion! He never once showed any irritation or impatience at the slowness of my actions. I could see other loved ones itching to […]
It’s a dull, gloomy day outside with light but persistent rain and I cannot say I much fancy walking my dog in the forest this afternoon. More likely he will get a short excursion around the block but he will not mind, as he hates the rain. It is strange that he dislikes getting wet […]
I have never been keen on sport thanks to the hours spent freezing on the school games field and getting stuck on the wall bars in PE. I have always lacked even the basic skills like hitting and throwing, and competitive sports leave me cold even as a spectator. Sport is not for me, but […]
My eldest son got married last week on a very rainy but otherwise enjoyable July day. The wedding ceremony was held in the presence of just close family members but in the evening around 160 guests celebrated the wedding at the local village hall. The rain held off for most of the evening and we […]
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