Category Archives: People & Events

 Guns. USA and UK

Following the recent school shooting in Florida I have seen many discussions here about the relative merits of gun control or the lack of it. I am well aware that, not being an American and not having had to live with the proliferation of armaments available to the populous there I have no right to […]

 Why all the fuss?

I was brought up in central Scotland in the 50’s and 60’s so my first real contact with people of a different race was at 18 in the army. Now there was a lot of prejudice about, but as I’d never met anyone other than white I decided to do what I always did and […]

 The big C……..Christmas……

Hello Peeps………so Christmas is just around the corner…….do you love it or loath it, what are your expectations of it and are they realised……….is it a big waste of money, a anti-climax………has it lost its original meaning…….all the spending and preparation… it worth it ?……the times we live in are so materialistic, have to feel […]

 An unexpected retirement.

When I took early retirement at the end of 2015, a lot of uncertainty lay ahead. I had decided what I wanted to do, but was it the right thing? My family, friends and colleagues thought I was crazy, or brave, or incredibly fortunate. I don’t  think I was any of those things. In February […]

 Your Time in History?

Have you ever wondered what it would have been like to have lived in another time in History that would have suited you and your talents more? Of course you would have to be able to ignore the fact that life expectancy might not have been so great and also medical practices might not have […]

 The Happiest People in the World?

In my opinion they are the Norwegians. I submit an 11 1/2 hour video as my evidence. Not only the speaking, featured participants of this video but the many thousands of people shown having a very happy time at a myriad of activities. This is a Netflix video and here is the description: “Drift along […]

 “Don’t Worry”

When someone says this, is it reassuring? Is worry now, more or less, likely to bother you? Naturally your trust in the person who says this is the key as to whether you should worry more, or relax. Have you had any experiences relating to this?


Everybody you meet teaches you something. It might be a book, or a different look, onlife. Spread yourself. Be generous.You have someting to give.

 What A Coincidence!

There have been many and varied responses to the question asked in the current blog WHAT’S THE ANSWER? – without doubt one of the most worthwhile blogs for a long time, for it (and the responses received) reflect the feelings of so many of us at this time. To my coincidence, just last night my […]