Roo poo

He was one of a kind. We met him at a business dinner neither of us was too keen to go to. But it was in the early days of  the YTBTRH (Yet To Become The Retired Husband) setting up his business. He needed the contacts.  As it so happened this guy was one of … More Roo poo


I breathe therefore I AM I live therefore I AM I weep therefore I AM I bleed therefore I AM I laugh therefore I AM I grieve therefore I AM I AM strong, I AM weak I AM  bold, I AM beautiful I AM determined, I AM resilient I AM courageous, I AM – Me … More SURVIVOR

Circle of Friends – week 4 nutshell summary

From animals, insects, roses and people, this week’s participants share some truly unique experiences from their lives.  It’s worth visiting them to read and enjoy what they have to share:   Calen from Impromptu Promptlings reminisces about how her Writer’s  Muse  – the dragonfly, came into her life, as well as of a unique friendship Linda from  Spiritual … More Circle of Friends – week 4 nutshell summary

The Celtic Witch

“Raili, you’d better come quick. The new nurse has just arrived and she’s  in floods of tears.”  One of my nursing staff quickly led me to the room in which she was waiting. Hurrying along after her, I wondered what on earth had gone wrong. She had joined our service as a new comer fresh … More The Celtic Witch

Circle of Friends Week 4 – something unique

This week’s theme –Something unique Last week we put our collective heads around the thorny issue of gifting. The theme has resonated strongly with many people. And brought up some really interesting stories. It has also raised a lot of questions about friendships for me. Ones that I thought would be interesting to delve into … More Circle of Friends Week 4 – something unique