For as long as I can remember, I have always loved Charles Rennie Mackintosh. When I was in high school I was fortunate enough to take Saturday morning classes at The Glasgow School of Art, which is known for being one of the most famous Mackintosh buildings in the world. In these classes, we got […]
Most of us on this site are old, older, and oldest so what does old feel like and what does just unhealthy habits feel like? Most people don’t know the difference and most people just think anything that feels bad or hurts after 50 is just what getting old feels like. There is no doubt […]
I have been unlucky enough to be caught up in two earthquakes whilst I was living in California, you could actually see the roads and trees moving up and down and the houses shaking. Has anybody been involved in any equally terrifying events?
Has anyone heard of this author and where his books are available? Some say his fictional novels are not for the faint-hearted and I should like to try them out. I’ve heard through the grapevine this guy could well be the next E. L. James and films could be on the horizon.
I am lucky to have travelled around the world for work and pleasure, but there are still many places I wish to travel to and those I would definitely go back to. What are your favorite places?
I served my engineering apprenticeship between 1959 & 1966, at a historic mill located in Bosley, a small village in rural Cheshire, England. I owe so much to the mill owners of the day, as they sponsored my further education until I was 22 years of age and this gave me a sound foundation for a […]
I’ve posted several blogs in defense of the current generation and, yes, this is another one, so if you doubt the youngesters perhaps you should read no further. To set the scene, our local shops are in one solid row, about 18 of them. In front is a parking area which has an entryway and […]
Translated from Hindi – posted originally at allpoetry.com/Abhilaaj. ‘’The audience respects me, they love my dance, my voice.’’ ‘’I feel satisfied, elated whenever I dance in the courtroom,’’ She said to her Drum- player. ”I wish I danced all my life and the audience kept on clapping forever.” ‘’That the festivities never came to an […]
That sounds evil and conniving, doesn’t it, and somewhat Machiavellian. Yet, aren’t there times when getting your own way is necessary, and has many positive benefits? My 9-year-old grandson spent the night. With everyone else in the universe, on Friday nights, he’s lights out and in bed at 9 o’clock – voluntarily. When he’s here, […]
First. Thank you all who have expressed an interest in my blog. Before reading you, I felt quite alone with my fad but now I feel comforted. Thank you again. I thought a project with a domestic slant that I am working on might be of interest: It will enable me to predict the cost […]