Author Archives: .anonymous

 master tonic

Copied from another site Master Tonic Ingredients 1 part fresh chopped garlic cloves (antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, antiparasitical) 1 part fresh chopped white onions, or the hottest onions available (similar properties to garlic) 1 part fresh grated ginger root (increases circulation to the extremities) 1 part fresh grated horseradish root (increases blood flow to the head) […]

 Tea and how to serve it

When making tea I pour the tea into the cup first and then put the milk in last. I do that so I can judge how much milk to put in. I’ve read that some people suggest that the milk should be put in first, because adding milk to very hot tea can damage the […]

 First car and freedom

Let’s all go back, way back to our first car. Mine was a 67′ Ford Fairlane. Monster of a thing by today’s standards. It was cream, four-door. In it’s first life it was a police car. My brother and I went in halfsies to buy it used in 1971. The original radio had been removed […]

 Center of the Universe

I have no skill at writing blogs or poetry, however, I want to express my hope that folks will continue to be or become their own advocate. Becoming older does not have to mean becoming less significant or less heard. As a group of older citizens we are still a force to be reckoned with. […]

 Frightening situation.

Many years ago my wife and I were registered foster parents, category boys 11-17yrs on remand and or difficult placements, on this particular day I received a telephone call telling me they had a girl 14yrs old with a 3mth old baby, she had been evicted from her residence this being an emergency would we […]

 Relief for savers?

Pensioners who have seen their savings hit by low interest rates have been offered a lifeline by the Government. It announced yesterday that it is to offer over-65s a new account with bumper interest rates. The pensioner bonds will pay a far higher return than anything available on the High Street – 2.8 per cent […]

 Would you do the same?

There is a story out in print which is a followup to a recent documentary about immigrants to the UK using benefits they’ve obtained there. Read this article if you would and comment on your feelings about the situation and if the shoe was on the other foot, would you do the same for your […]

 What kind of world did you grow up in?

Of course the world has changed greatly since our early years, but tell us about what your world was like? It’s gone now but it lives in your memory, so share it with us. What was the world like for you growing up? Considering this is a multi-cultural site, this should be interesting. What influences […]

 Do you like to make Christmas gifts?

Considering the ridiculous cost of Christmas these days, did you ever make anything as a Christmas gift? And conversely, how would you feel about receiving a home made gift? Do you appreciate the personal touch or do you prefer something more commercial? As an artist it’s always been easy for me to create something but […]

 Christmas Alternative or not?

Some people who feel that Christmas is too commercial donate their Christmas present money to charity and, instead of sending presents, send their friends a card telling them how much has been donated to charity on their behalf. What do you think of this idea? How would you feel if you received such a card? […]